I have been a dedicated user of DuckDuckGo for several months. Google and it's evil twin brother, Bing, have done their best to ruin the online esperience for me. Pretty much every time I made a purchase online, it would be no more than 5-minutes before the hordes would be in pursuit, trying to sell me more of what I had just purchased. This strikes me as very poor marketing. First, why would I want to purchase more of what I have just purchased only minutes before. As for the sheer volume of the ads targetting me, this is just plain ridiculous. If it wasn't so annoying, it would be funny. Don't these fools realize that their harassment of would be customers is more likely to drive us away than to win us over.

Since coming over to you guys from the darkside, targetted advertising has dropped to a trickle. The few ads that get through are likely from vendors who use Google to locate inventory on their own websites. It has become my fervent hope that Google suffocates in it's own filth.

Thank you DuckDuckGo for being there to champion those of us who value what little privacy we can find online. It is a valuable commodity, indeed.
posted by theoriginalbear 3 years and 11 months ago Link

Great to hear, bear! Thanks for the kind words of support!
posted by zac Staff3 years and 10 months ago Link
I agree with you about everthing you say and that Google is pure evil. Google and the US Government is colluding because Google spy's for them and Google and Facebook get tax breaks and other monetary perks for this. Google wants to make it where no one is allowed to drive a car in the future also. THEY ARE MEGALOMANIACS and the creators of Google were not even born in America and they do not agree with our US Constitution
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 5 months ago Link