Searching


There have been many stories recently about Google’s problems with its business, which we know is all about the advertising.  MSN reports about it here.

Google Hit a $2.7 Billion Fine in EU Antitrust Case

Is this the price that we pay for free?  Advertising does make the Google world go round.

I was curious and so thought I’d find out just how big it was.

I turned to eBiz.

Top 15 Most Popular Search Engines | July 2017

I expected to see Google at the top and with big results.  I didn’t expect this though.

  1. Google – 1,800,000,000 – Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors
  2. Bing – 500,000,000 – Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors

and then it goes downhill for the remaining 13 search engines.  Some of them, I’ll suspect you’ve never heard of.

Should the world be concerned?

Have you checked out any alternative search engines lately?

OTR Links 07/03/2017


Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.