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Escape Google With These 12 Search Engine Alternatives

Escape Google With These 12 Search Engine Alternatives | Building a Web Presence |

Google isn't the only game in town and isn't even the best alternative for many specific search tasks and needs. Here's how to escape Google's grip with Bing, Blekko, BuzzSumo, DuckDuckGo, SocialMention, Quantcast, Topsy, Wolfram|Alpha, and more.


As concerns over the de facto monopoly status of Google continue to grow, I'm reminded of the great philosopher Herman Cain and his infamous line  "blame yourself". As long as "Google" is a generic phrase for Internet search, their dominant position is assured. That said, you can do something about it.There are plenty of Google alternatives and many of these players offer a bettersearch experience, depending on your needs. Here are 12 alternatives to escape your reliance on Google for all things search...

Via Jeff Domansky
wanderingsalsero's insight:

The author is right:  as long as we continue to think that Google is "THE" internet search engine....we can't complain about how Google treats us.  I need to look into these alternatives too.

Gas caroline's curator insight, May 6, 2014 3:39 AM

Une mine d'infos pour ceux qui cherchent une alternative à Google pour leurs recherches.

Olga Senognoeva's curator insight, May 6, 2014 3:51 AM

Список поисковых инструментов, альтернативных Google.

Если ссылка не открывается - обратите внимание на перечисление поисковиков в первом абзаце поста.

Gonzalo Moreno's curator insight, May 8, 2014 2:51 PM

Hay vida más allá de Google...

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You Can Now Send Money Via Gmail

You Can Now Send Money Via Gmail | Building a Web Presence |
Google announced Wednesday that users will now be able to send money via Gmail.

Via Ken Morrison
wanderingsalsero's insight:

Just one more way the NWO is getting irrevocably embedded in our lives.  I don't trust Google.  Use'em.....yeah.   Trust'em.... no.

wanderingsalsero's comment, May 17, 2013 3:46 AM
Everybody knows that Google and Eric Schmidt is joined at the hip with the US government, Obama, and the New World Order.

Would I give them e'ven more information to profile me? Absolutely not. Screw'em. Not that I think my privacy is any safer with PayPal but at least PayPal is a known quantity and widely accepted. Just look where all this is going:
Google Glasses, Google this, Google that....pretty soon you're going to be able to surf the web by farting with the google fart plug-in.
Song Ik-june(Gerrard)'s comment, May 17, 2013 9:15 AM
Innovation = Google .... Revolution = Google
Rob Schneider's comment, May 18, 2013 1:39 AM
Google's getting a little creepy. I think I'll stick with PayPal.