DuckDuckGo now handles 40 million searches a day

DuckDuckGo was lately featured in The New York Occasions, the place it was revealed that the search engine at present handles about 40 million searches a day.

By the best way, in January 2019, DuckDuckGo was doing about 34 million searches a day. This continues the regular progress of the area of interest search engine targeted on privateness.

Progress has tripled within the final two years. A report launched in April exhibits that DuckDuckGo was Google's solely competitor to earn natural analysis within the first quarter of 2019.

How does DuckDuckGo evaluate to Google?

This results in the inevitable comparability of DuckDuckGo and Google. Though DuckDuckGo is rising, Google nonetheless has a a lot bigger share of the search market.

This may occasionally nonetheless be the case as a result of DuckDuckGo's curiosity in person privateness is restricted.

For instance, DuckDuckGo is much less in a position to present customized search outcomes as a result of it doesn’t observe the habits of its customers.

DuckDuckGo's map outcomes and native searches might also be much less correct as a result of they don’t monitor person location in the identical method as Google.

Google tracks the search historical past of customers, which makes it in a position to present (in all probability) extra related outcomes.

Google additionally tracks customers' actual areas, permitting them to offer extra correct outcomes for native maps and searches.

Confidentiality doesn’t but represent a adequate promoting level for customers to desert the search expertise to which they’re accustomed.

The vital factor, at the least from a enterprise viewpoint, is whether or not DuckDuckGo realizes earnings.

DuckDuckGo has been worthwhile for 5 years, in keeping with the Occasions report, and up to date progress ought to assist be sure that this stays the case for now.

In different phrases, DuckDuckGo doesn’t depart for tomorrow.