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DuckDuckGo is an internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results

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DuckDuckGo website request errors

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DuckDuckGo is an internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results. DuckDuckGo does not show search results from content farms. It uses various APIs of other websites to show quick results to queries and for traditional links it uses the help of its partners and its own crawler. The company is based in Paoli, Pennsylvania, in Greater Philadelphia and had 149 employees as of October 2021. The company name is a reference to the children's game duck, duck, goose.

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Social Comments for DuckDuckGo
@wigging on 2022-08-04 12:40:34+00
@DuckDuckGo Your search and website is down. Where can I get status updates?

@quinuWs7 on 2022-06-22 18:59:17+00
@DuckDuckGo your website is down for me! Fix this please!

@ApolloSFW on 2022-03-22 16:04:51+00
@addy_valentine do you have any other places i can download the game from? for some reason the website isnt working on my end, I am using DuckDuckGo as my main browser so that may be why

@NewWyoming on 2022-03-17 10:12:06+00
twitter isnt loading on my duckduckgo browser on my phone

@t_b_b_s on 2022-01-31 19:39:02+00
Was searching @DuckDuckGo for Strong Password Generator (old website is down), and this was one of the search results. thank you

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