11 Dec

Feedback button

You may have noticed a new addition to the search results page on desktop — this button:

send feedback

As you can guess it allows you to send us feedback about the results you're seeing — or indeed anything else.

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16 Oct

Friends Newsletter #63

This is a copy of our monthly friends email newsletter. If you want to get it via email, you can sign up on our about page.

DuckDuckGo friends,

In August, a worldwide community of open source contributors gathered to improve DuckDuckGo's search results in the first-ever, "Global Quack & Hack."...

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3 Sep

Global Quack & Hack: The Aftermath

Last weekend, developers from around the world gathered together to improve DuckDuckGo's search results in the first-ever Global Quack & Hack. During this 24-hour hack day, the DuckDuckGo open source community broke country and language barriers to (DuckDuckHack) code alongside each other and create Instant Answers for searches that developers frequently do. Today, we're excited to share some of the amazing things the community accomplished in that short time:

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19 Aug

The First Global Quack & Hack

DuckDuckGo Global Quack and Hack banner

Join the DuckDuckGo community Saturday, August 29th for 24 hours of hacking our search engine! Our community will come together virtually and at meetup groups worldwide for the first-ever, “Global Quack & Hack” as we gather to improve the search experience for developers. Participants will connect with other members of the community, learn about our open source platform, and create, “Instant Answers” (like this) for tech-related searches

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3 Aug

Our First Ever Global Quack & Hack – Save the Date for Aug 29th

On Saturday, August 29th, we are hosting the first ever Global Quack & Hack – an open source event to improve DuckDuckGo search results by building Instant Answers. Our open source platform, DuckDuckHack enables any developer (novices and experts alike) to create Instant Answers that help you find what you're looking for in few or zero clicks. For example, searching for regex cheat sheet or python code editor? We can show you exactly what you're looking for--above any ads or links--all thanks to DuckDuckHack contributors.

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23 Jun

Why DuckDuckGo is giving away 10,000 shirts


DuckDuckGo just crossed ten million searches a day for the first time ever! We’re proud to be helping so many people take back their privacy. In celebration, we’re giving away ten thousand DuckDuckGo t-shirts to enthusiasts who help their friends and family take back their privacy as well.
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26 Dec

Holiday Travelling

Hello Everyone!

The holidays are here and now it's time for everyone to take a well deserved break. Most of the DuckDuckGo Staff will be travelling for the holidays this week and next, so please be aware that we may be less responsive (or unresponsive) to email, GitHub pings, and the forum during this time.

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5 Dec

Beer related Instant Answers - Devs, we need you!

Hello everyone!

Recently a new DuckDuckHack developer, @rHoover, reached out to us with an awesome idea for a Vermont Beer Trail Instant Answer. We realized that beer-related IAs in general were lacking, and we want to fix that. So, we asked @rHoover if he would lead an effort to build a few much-needed Instant Answers related to Beer and he has graciously accepted -- but we don't want him to do it all on his own -- we want the community to get involved and work together!

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