Monthly Archives: January 2014

DuckDuckGo- A Private Search Engine Answered 1Billion Queries in 2013

According to a blogpost, DuckDuckGO, the search engine that doesn’t collect or share any of your personal information, processed a record of 1 billion searches in 2013.

DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo reported that on January7, they had fielded more than 4.5 million search requests within 24 hours. However, this doesn’t exactly mean that DuckDuckGo will be a contender to companies like Google anytime soon. Google reportedly fielded something like 2 trillion search queries in 2013 alone.

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A Closer Look At How Google Search Works

Matt Cutts, head of the Google’s webspam team, details in a YouTube video how the search engine giant thoroughly scours the web on a daily basis to provide the most up-to-date results to users.

Google launched this site ‘How Search Works’ a little less than a year ago, although Google crawls the web on daily basis, that wasn’t always the case. “We used to crawl for 30 days… and then index for about a week and push that data out — and that would take about a week,” Cutts said. “Sometimes you would hit a data center with new data and sometimes you would hit a data center with old data.”

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