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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2017, 04:45:56 PM »
600,233 are from ME  ;D
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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2017, 10:15:10 PM »
Probably mostly fake UAs.

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2017, 10:47:26 PM »
"could be credited to the fact that people are actively looking for ways to reduce their digital footprint"

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2017, 12:36:12 PM »
Maybe I've either gotten used to DDG or my quarries are ridiculously easy (probably the latter) but I've found over time That I have to resort to other search engines for what I want.  DDG just keeps getting better.

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2017, 12:52:41 PM »
Only high end geeks care of suck footprint things.

The rest don't care.

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2017, 03:02:35 PM »
https://twitter.com/Laughing_Mantis/status/821978447551397888/photo/

Most people don't care, look at these priviledges

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2017, 03:26:20 PM »
That photo is gone now. Could you recap what it was about for us?

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2017, 03:21:20 PM »
http://duckduckgo.com/traffic.html

They're up to an average of 15.5M and recently hitting around 16.5M searches a day... it looks like their growth curve for 2017 has stepped up a gear too. Could be 20M searches/day by the year end.

Google does around 3.5B/day so roughly a ratio approaching 1:200


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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2017, 10:33:28 PM »
How long until G buys them I wonder?  One in two hundred is a significant potential threat.

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2017, 11:20:59 AM »
What a DISGUSTING thought, LM  8)
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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2017, 04:21:22 AM »
Disgusting, but probably inevitable.   It would be so easy for them to buy them out before they become a real threat.

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2018, 05:03:17 PM »
https://duckduckgo.com/traffic

Some serious growth.

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2018, 07:32:58 PM »
https://duckduckgo.com/traffic

Some serious growth.

The thing is, in the past, using a privacy search engine meant making sacrifices.  But IMHO, for most daily queries using DDG is no sacrifice: it's fast, clean serps with fewer ads, you have all these special boxes that show up with how to or wikipedia info cleanly displayed, and you get to whatever you are looking for in just as many clicks as using Google without anybody spying.  There is no hardship involved in using DDG unless you are a hard core researcher. 

Plus they have found the one niche were Google is vulnerable and getting more vulnerable all the time.  Google is trapped because they don't dare change. 

DDG has played their long term strategy very well.

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Re: DuckDuckGo Reaches New Record Of 14M Searches In A Day
« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2018, 08:20:24 PM »
YEP
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