Re: Replacement for Google Search
- Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:34:50 +0100
- From: Jeff Layman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Replacement for Google Search
On 14/09/17 09:00, PietB wrote:
So which search engine do you guys use? Everyone's on Google?
Nope. Only very occasionally. Ixquick aka Startpage is
my default, with Duckduckgo as second.
I'm afraid you /are/ using Google if you use IxQuick/Startpage (also see
Quite some time ago I questioned the low number of hits that Startpage
had returned, compared to the same search using Google itself. The reply
from Startpage surprised me; basically, it was that Startpage returns
whatever Google allows it to.
I don't know if that has changed or not. Most of the searches I ask
Startpage to do I find the links I need. Rarely, though, I have to
resort to Google itself, and I can't remember the last time I didn't
find what I was looking for using that.
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