Duck Duck Go is the ‘People’s Search Engine’, an ethical alternative to the regular search engines. Unlike Google, Duck Duck Go respect your privacy and don’t track you. Therefore you can be safe in the knowledge they do not collect or share any of your personal information.
Duck Duck Go offers instant results, just as good as Google, and with the option of opting out of paid listings.
The Duck Duck Go platform is open source which has allowed developers the world over streamline it in to a search engine as quick and effective as any other. You can personalise the settings in Duck Duck Go and fine tune it to your own preferences.
They have introduced ‘Bangs’ for an even better search experience. For example if you add the ‘!yt’ bang to your search it will send you straight to Youtube and display results there. Similarly type a place with ‘!m’ and it’ll directly to the map location of the place.
Duck Duck Go now comes ready-installed in Firefox, Safari and iOS and can be accessed from any browser at http://duckduckgo.com/.
You can also change the colour preferences within Duck Duck Go. For example, changing the search to a dark background will save energy usage on your device. Duck Duck Go is the future of search.