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 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.
2014 should be a very interesting year in digital marketing. Innovation and new media platforms are changing the landscape and the past few years of experimentation should lean toward major advancements and changes in effective digital communication.
Digital marketing can be cost effective, but to make it really efficient here are few trends that are likely rule the roost in 2014.
Google has acquired Bump, a smartphone app company whose service allows users to transfer files between handsets by tapping them together.
Terms of acquisition weren’t disclosed, so it’s hard to tell exactly how strong of an exit this was for Bump and its investors. The acquisition occurred just after Apple announced a wireless file-sharing tool, Air-Drop, as part of the new iPhone software, and Bump’s technology could interest the Android team.