137 – DuckDuckGo

UP 26 places in 2020

DuckDuckGo is a search engine that doesn’t track you.

Website: duckduckgo.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning: 68
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning:
Top 100 Tools for
Education:

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 137 2019: 163 2018: 159 2017: – 2016: – 2015: – 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected DuckDuckGo as one of their top tools

“Personal data security, tracking – I’m getting so sick of my data and anything I say/do/write being accessible, tracked, and then acted upon (e.g., targeted ads)” Karen Caldwell, education developer, organizational developer, assistant professor, USA, 2020

“Nice platform for searching online without being hunted by Google analytics.” Johan Terherne, elearning developer, Belgium/Netherlands, 2020

Quick Guide to DuckDuckGo 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use DuckDuckGo for teaching, training, learning and development.

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