Duckduckgo says it recorded more than 102 million search queries in one day for the first time in january. In 2020, the average number of daily search queries increased by 62 percent. In january 2021, users made an average of about 90 million queries per day.
Duckduckgo advertises itself as being completely anonymous: according to the claim, the search engine does not store any of its users’ personal data. Each time a user searches, they should have a blank search history, as if they had never accessed the search engine before. Unlike its competitor google, duckduckgo does not create user profiles and displays advertisements on the basis of these profiles. That’s why duckduckgo can’t give a number of users but only the amount of search queries.
Data protection becomes more important
The now against bleeping computers the growth in the number of customers indicates that more and more people are concerned about the protection of their personal data. And who are becoming more critical of the it giants from the u.S.