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Selecting Search Engines

A collection of general and specialized web search engines.

Web Search Engines

Bing logo

Search Interfaces

Apps

Description

  • Searches the whole web, news, images, video, maps, shopping, and flights. 
  • Tracks user searches and other data for personalized search and advertising.
  • Will try to personalize searches based on information collected about user such as location and previous decisions.

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DuckDuckGo logo

Search Interfaces

Apps

Description

  • Privacy-focused search.
  • Searches the whole web, news, images, videos, maps, and definitions.
  • Does not track or record your search behavior.
  • Does not try to personalize results based on your past behavior.

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Google logo

Search Interfaces

Apps

Description

  • World's most popular search engine.
  • Searches the whole web, news, images, video, maps, shopping, flights, books, finance, and personal browsing history.
  • Tracks user searches and other data for personalized search and advertising.
  • Will try to personalize searches based on information collected about user such as location and previous decisions.

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Qwant logo

Search Interfaces

Apps

Description

  • Privacy-focused search.
  • Can search the whole web, news sources, public social media, images, video, and shopping.
  • Does not track or record your search behavior.
  • Does not try to personalize results based on your past behavior.

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Startpage logo

Search Interfaces

Apps

Description

  • Privacy-focused search.
  • Can search the whole web, images, or videos.
  • Built on Google search but does not track or record your search behavior. 
  • Does not try to personalize results based on your past behavior.
  • Can open results in "Anonymous View," which prevents the new page from tracking or collecting your data.

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