Google and Bing are the major search engines for now and maybe some years later. Many people use them to search article, maps, image, book, etc. Yahoo also major search engine too but now Yahoo use Bing tecknology as their search engine. Actually both of the search engine will track your search history and build profiles on you. If you don’t want the search engine track your search or you want a new search engine then you can try alternative search engine below. All search result is not much different with Bing and Google.
10 Good Search Engine as Alternate to Bing and Google
The list is in alphabet order.
Ask is old search engine that was known as Ask Jeeves. Ask is based on a question/answer format where most questions are answered by other users or are in the form of polls. When do a search you will get information according to your keyword and also popular Questions and Answers based on your keyword that show on sidebar. The questions are answered by other users or are in the form of polls.
Baidu is top search engine in China. It has almost same feature with Google. You can also use live search like on Google. If you don’t mind with the language then you should try this.
DogPile is old search engine that can be used as alternative if you want another search engine then Bing or Google. You can search web, image, video, news, or another categories that you can choose on the homepage before begin to search. You will get information recent searches on sidebar on search result pages. It useful if you want to go to previous search. Please note that information on the top result are ads. Your search result begin after the word Web/Images/Video/News Results
DuckDuckGo has simple interface like Google but claims that it won’t track your search record like Google or Bing. This search engine also caegories search result by web, images, sounds, video, etc related with your query. For example if you search about Metallica then DuckDuckGo will inform you about Metallica, Products, Sound from SoundCloud, Videos from YouTube, etc. This search engine also offers suggestion based what you type. It’s helpful feature like on Google or Bing.
Entireweb is seach engine with customization on change background and search preference. It can search for web, images, and real times. Each url on search result will display with thumbnail which you can use as small preview before visit the real site. You can change the display without image, only list like traditional search engine. Entireweb also support to search certain files type or search for RSS feed.
Info.com, as the name will show you any information you want to know from their search engine. Info.com offers search for web, images, video, news, jobs, and shop. Sometimes (according to your keyword) the result page will also show social topic that is taken from twitter. For now Info.com doesn’t display any ads on result page and this is good for user who don’t want confuse by advertisement.
LookSmart has simple and nice interface and support search for web, images, video, and news. The result page is also simple too. All result display in list with title, url, and description without any thumbnail. You will see support icon and chatting icon with LookSmart team. This is can be used if you have a problem when search something.
Lycos become popular like Yahoo before Google become popular. It offers search engine that you can use as alternative to search web, images, or video. Lycos also offers related search on the bottom of the search result. Related search sometimes is useful if you want to search with specific or deep keyword.
Yandex is a Russian Internet company which operates the largest search engine in Russia. You can also using this search engine to find information that you need. You can search web, images, video, news, etc.
Yippy allows user to set the search result page view on PC, tablet or phone. All search result categorize on Clouds, Sources, Sites, and Times. Yippy also provide search for news, images, job, wikipedia, shop, etc
I believe there are many alternative search engine on the net. If you know then please share using comment below.