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Alternatives to Google?

Besides DDG, Bing, Reddit etc.

     
2:37 am on May 30, 2019 (gmt 0)

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What are your go-to alternatives to the evil Google besides the obvious; Bing, Yahoo!, Reddit, DDG, etc ?

Asking because I have a new client who got ripped off by spending well into 4 figures for G ads which were most bot clicks. Hes tried social with poor results (high bounce low avg session times) so looking for something that actuallly works.

TIA.
2:52 am on May 30, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Yandex.com, Ecosia.org, Qwant.com
1:49 pm on May 30, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Also startpage and ixquick (two from same stables).

What about apple? Its bot browses my sites from time to time, as do seznam and exabot.

How does ecosia collect data? Is it a bot or a meta? If bot, what IPs? Can't find any info on it.
1:57 pm on May 30, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Mojeek. Plans to expand the index to 8 billion this year, with its own index. Many of the other alts are using Bing, but good alternatives nonetheless.

>Ecosia

Uses Bing. FWIW: [searchenginemap.com...]
2:09 pm on May 30, 2019 (gmt 0)

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> ecosia
Thanks!

Probably not relevant for getting customes but I just came across the site below, which claims hundreds of bots based on "discord". Some are for on-site searches.

[discord.boats...]