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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #25 on: June 26, 2015, 12:14:01 AM »
Hi, Julian,
                  What is your clear message. Do i have to try duckduckgo. Please share your experience on that. What is the link in your post referred to.
                    Google is listening....
                                   May also mean it is listening to its viewers and users.
                                       May also means that it a kind of snooping on all the user activities. The thread only shows that it involuntarily collects user information on sites, etc etc. I will make a visit to duckduckgo
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #26 on: June 26, 2015, 12:22:35 AM »
Hi, Julian,
                  What is your clear message. Do i have to try duckduckgo. Please share your experience on that. What is the link in your post referred to.
                    Google is listening....
                                   May also mean it is listening to its viewers and users.
                                       May also means that it a kind of snooping on all the user activities. The thread only shows that it involuntarily collects user information on sites, etc etc. I will make a visit to duckduckgo
I was saying I liked the voice command for google searching. the duckduckgo web search is up to anyone I personally like bing over the different search engines this thread is all about debating the integrity of search engines I'm hoping people will have a better light on trying new things. the links that were posted are not meant to scare users just to enlighten them. To be honest I don't believe there is a best search engine its all about preference.  :wink:
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #27 on: June 26, 2015, 12:30:01 AM »
Hi, Julian,
                            Now i understand. Does duckduckgo provide search results for regional language. What about it . i do not know. I am only perusing now. If it does not steal your personal information, then it is good try and would prove to be alternative. But if it is like babylon search or my search then it is a kind of PUP Potentially unwanted programme.
                                         
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #28 on: June 26, 2015, 12:43:22 AM »
Hi, Julian,
                         Does duckduckgo provide search results for regional language.
                                         
yes

https://duckduckgo.com/settings

But if it is like babylon search or my search then it is a kind of PUP Potentially unwanted programme.
                                         
no its not a PUP it is nowhere near a PUP
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #29 on: June 26, 2015, 12:51:43 AM »
Hi, Nice, i have selected the regional language . But then how to type in search bar in the selected language. Is there any keyboard available like phonetic keyboard in google. How to type in selected regional language.
                         Where is the origin of this site.
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #30 on: June 26, 2015, 01:08:09 AM »
Hi, Nice, i have selected the regional language . But then how to type in search bar in the selected language. Is there any keyboard available like phonetic keyboard in google. How to type in selected regional language.
                         Where is the origin of this site.
not sure maybe samson can help on that I never used duckduckgo
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #31 on: June 26, 2015, 01:23:06 AM »
Hi, So as regards localized search, the duckduckgo does not offer much. If it has a keyboard, then perhaps this may.
                   For univesal search, may be it is becoming used by so many now.
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #32 on: June 26, 2015, 03:45:01 AM »
Hi, So as regards localized search, the duckduckgo does not offer much. If it has a keyboard, then perhaps this may.
                   For univesal search, may be it is becoming used by so many now.

The language choice is for the interface only, not search entries, that is controlled by your OS.

The country location generates search results more relevant to your specific location.

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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #33 on: June 26, 2015, 06:24:50 PM »
Hi, I understand . I have selected correctly everything. But how do you get results of regional language if you type in English. Google has the key board to phonetically type, that is typing in english, but the resultant typing shows regional language and so the results in regional language. May be that is the improvement sought or i do not know how to do this. Engllish searches are ok. But you also need search engines in your specific language.
                           But since, the language i have choosen is supported by duckduckgo, there may be something i miss.
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #34 on: June 27, 2015, 01:36:59 AM »
Hi, How to have duckduck go as search engine. I do not want them to have in firefox, ie, or chrome or in othr browsers. How to have that as the sole engine.
                           Does that has option of download and saving like other browsers.
                                     If you use firefox, it shows the history of visiting pages, the main crucial point of this topic. Pl thro light
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #35 on: June 27, 2015, 03:12:07 AM »
You can set your homepage as DuckDuckGo, if that is what you mean.

Firefox will save your history, unless you set it otherwise.

The point in this thread was that DuckDuckGo does not store details of your activity, whereas Google etc do.

Bear in mind that aside from Google searches, they continue to track you online.....unless you use something like https://www.ghostery.com/en/our-solutions/ghostery-add-on/ , or similar.

See the screenshot below of trackers on Tweaking.com homepage.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2015, 08:56:21 AM by Samson »

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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #36 on: June 28, 2015, 05:40:07 AM »
Samson,
                   Would you add more information about the localised search with this. There is no problem. in IE, i made it as default engine.
                                        Is it work like firefox, which has google as search engine. I mean, it works as search engine in another browser. Does not have its own search engine, only browser.Is that correct?
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #37 on: June 28, 2015, 05:55:55 AM »
FF settings > Options > Search

As below.

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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #38 on: June 28, 2015, 06:05:29 AM »
Hi, Samson, My query is related to the typing of search words in duckduckgo. Because, there are so many blogs and sites in my regional lanaguage. Google has keyboard for all the languages so, you could search in your language and the results would be shown in the same language.
                                       But the search results are showing the regional sites which have english as common language.
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #39 on: June 28, 2015, 09:39:56 AM »
Jraju,

I do not know the answer to that one my friend, I think you may have to toggle your regional and language settings for your OS in control panel, in order to enter the search word in the language that you want and hopefully display the results in the same.

When english is your first language, it makes you lazy  :shy:


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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #40 on: June 28, 2015, 01:17:32 PM »
so where is DuckDuckGo location on ?

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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #41 on: June 28, 2015, 04:01:14 PM »
so where is DuckDuckGo location on ?

Can you rephrase the question Gamez? I'm not sure what you are asking.

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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #42 on: June 28, 2015, 04:22:02 PM »
so where is DuckDuckGo location on ?

Can you rephrase the question Gamez? I'm not sure what you are asking.
Samson you are converting everyone lmao
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #43 on: June 28, 2015, 04:34:47 PM »
Samson you are converting everyone lmao

"Hallelujah". Just spreading the word....
https://duckduckgo.com/spread

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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #44 on: June 28, 2015, 04:43:10 PM »
Samson you are converting everyone lmao

"Hallelujah". Just spreading the word....
https://duckduckgo.com/spread
Let me Bing that!
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #45 on: June 28, 2015, 04:51:33 PM »
so where is DuckDuckGo location on ?

Can you rephrase the question Gamez? I'm not sure what you are asking.

I mean DuckDuckGo where it comes from! From any country/region is located?

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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #46 on: June 28, 2015, 09:02:39 PM »
so where is DuckDuckGo location on ?

Can you rephrase the question Gamez? I'm not sure what you are asking.

I mean DuckDuckGo where it comes from! From any country/region is located?

they are located here!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paoli,_Pennsylvania
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #47 on: July 12, 2015, 10:10:48 PM »
Hi, Julian,
                     When i made searches in duckduckgo, there is no page end for searches, it continuously uploading page after page.
                                 One thing also i noticed, After a few search on the contents of the search item, it also gives unwanted sites, which does not find in words in search items. How it is and is there a filter to effect that.
                                      I know that you will not buy that argument, anyhow, it was the case. After showing  search results, it add unwanted sites link in between them. Was there any bug? Or the site has been intruded .
                                             
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Re: Debating the integrity of Search engines.
« Reply #48 on: July 13, 2015, 03:58:05 AM »
Hi, Julian,
                     When i made searches in duckduckgo, there is no page end for searches, it continuously uploading page after page.
                                 One thing also i noticed, After a few search on the contents of the search item, it also gives unwanted sites, which does not find in words in search items. How it is and is there a filter to effect that.
                                      I know that you will not buy that argument, anyhow, it was the case. After showing  search results, it add unwanted sites link in between them. Was there any bug? Or the site has been intruded .
                                           

Go into settings and enable "page breaks" if you want that, turn off adverts, and use more specific search terms.