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Top 10 Search Engines

Search Engines, The first thing what comes to our mind after listening of reading the word search engine is Google. Well you are right because Google is currently the biggest market share holder giant in category of search engines but you would be surprised a bit to know that there are more than 290 search engine all over the internet. Basically users rely on Search engines to get timely, accurate and relevant information for the queries which they are searching for ad the better results they get from any search engine the more they are going to use it. Different search engines have their own way of collecting information and presenting it to their users in results of their queries. The following list of Top 10 most popular search engines is made on the basis of real time users and reviews as well as some other major internet review sites factors as well including their Alexa rank, Quantcast rank, compete rank and their estimated monthly users.

Let’s just make it more interesting before moving further down the list. Do some brain storming and how many search Engines comes to your mind.


10. Blekko

blekko search engine

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Blekko basically belongs to a company whos main aim and goal is to provide better quality of information as compared to other major search engines. Blekko was launched in November 2010 and if we look at the other search engines present on our list than no doubt the performance and growing of Blekko is remarkable. One new thing which Blekko introduced thats becoming its major growth aspect and thats the slash tag search system in which the users can get the results specifically for the things which they are looking for. With consistent upgrading and improvisation Blekko is becoming popular day by day. Currently Blekko holds the last position on our list but who know in next couple of years this can be your major search engine.


9. Yandex

Yandex Search Engine

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Yandex was founded by Arkady Volozh, Arkady Borkovsky and Ilya Segalovich in 1997. Yandex is currently the most popular site visited in Russia. Not only in Russia, Yandex is slowly but gradually improving its quality day by day to get good search market ratio out of Russia as well and no doubt the roots are becoming stronger slowly. Many of the Yandex services are the most popular of their kind in Russia which attracts millions of users from Russia. More 2,500 employees are working on full time jobs in 9 different offices of Yandex which are located all over the globe. Yandex is currently the 1,764th most popular website of the world.


8. DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo search engine

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DuckDuckGo is kind of different search engine as compared to traditional search engines. DuckDuckGo was founded on 25th September 2008 by Gabriel Weinberg. DuckDuckGo is completely 100 percent private search engine, what means by private over here is that almost all the major search engine uses the information which you are searching for and they try to display you ads according to it and most of the people don’t like that. Although DuckDuckGo shows the ads but they don’t over power you with ads like many other major search engines. DuckDuckGo is currently the 724th most popular website of the world


7. WebCrawler

webcrawler search engine

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Just like many other popular search engines WebCrawler is also having many same features like yahoo and Google like you can diversify your search according to the things you are looking for, example images, videos, news etc. WebCrawler was created by Brian Pinkerton in 1994 and the legal owner of this search engine is Blucora Inc. If we look at it from historic point of view, WebCrawler was the first search engine which provided a full text search. WebCrawler mostly grabs its information from some other known search engine like Google, yahoo, Bing, Ask etc. WebCrawler search engine is currently the 428th most visited website of the world


6. Search.Aol.com


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Search.Aol.com is basically one of the major services offered by Multinational mass media Corporation based in New York. Aol one of those search engines which keeps the hottest news on their front page about the real world including many up to date running things which almost everyone would like to know. From entertainment to Finance or Local to technology, whatever the latest things are going on in the world would get the top place on the home page of Aol and from many people point of view that’s kind of timesaving instead of browsing or digging out what they are looking for. When it comes to global ranking than Aol.com is the 101th most visited website of the world


5. Ask

Ask search engine

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Ask search engine (aka Ask Jeeves) was founded by Garrett Gruener and David Warthen in 1996 and is currently owned by IAC (InterActiveCorp). There is no doubt that Ask search engine is currently a major player in internet market and is the 5th most popular search engine in United States and all over the globe as well. One key feature which attracts many searchers to search on ask rather than Google, Bing or yahoo is its question and answers section which appears just right to the queries which you search on and the questions and answers appeared are the most relevant to your query.  If you have lots of questions in your mind to ask someone to get appropriate answers than Ask search engine would be the best choice. Ask.com is currently the 36th most popular website of the world.


4. Bing

Bing search engine

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Bing was launched by Microsoft as a web based search engine in May 2009. Because of the vast majority of users using windows Bing did not took much long to cross the major difficulties barriers and in a vey short span of time its becoming one of the most popular search engine of the world. One of the most appealing things about this search engine which attracts most of the users is its Social integrations are stronger as compared to other search engines present in the internet market right now. In total list of search engine all over the globe Bing is the only search engine which can be counted to become the worst nightmare for Google in future according to its market growth worldwide. Currently Bing has the global rank of 23rd most popular site website of the world.


3. Baidu

Baidu search engine

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Baidu is a Chinese search engine founded by Robin Li and Eric Xu in January 2000. Just like Google, Baidu also offers many services like Baidu maps, Baidu news, Baidu images, Baidu Encyclopedia and lot more. From the first look it looks just like Google but the biggest difference is that the only language which you can find on this search engine is Chinese language. Near about 420 million internet users of China use Baidu Search engine. One of the main objectives for starting Baidu was to create a search engine in local Chinese language to create some ease for local internet users of China. With the passage of time Baidu captured most of the internet search market of China and still growing day by day. Baidu has the global rank of 5th most popular website of the world and the most visited website in China.


2. Yahoo

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Before Google the main source for people to get information from the internet was Yahoo. Yahoo was founded in January 1994 by Jerry Yang and David Filo. Yahoo is an American public corporation and the internet service provider for news, emails, yahoo directory, search engine etc. when it comes to popularity than no doubt Yahoo is the 2nd biggest names in search engines after Google. Yahoo has the global rank of being the 4th most popular site of the world.


1. Google

google search engine

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Google was founded by two computer geeks named Larry Page and Sergey Brin in September 1998. Their main objective was to organize all the world information and make it available to everyone of us from the power of technology. Google is currently the biggest search engine of the world which dominates the entire internet market in almost all of the ways when it comes to search engines. Basically Google is an American Multinational corporation which is leading in internet related services and products. The plus points which make Google the best search engine of the world are its timely information, relevant results according to queries and the most important is its consistently improving algorithm which keeps on updating day by day to make the web a better place to get quality information. Google is having the global rank of number 1 most visited website all over the globe.



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