Why does suggestion list fill with Google terms?

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 4 years and 3 months ago • Updated: 4 years and 3 months ago
When I type the letter g, a bunch go Google terms flood the DDG suggested search pop up list. While I understand people do search for things related to Google like how they spy on us, why not make the suggestions more useful for other g terms like "G spot"? (J/k) Games, gaming, George Washington, ...

I personally loathe seeing Google show up and monopolize your suggestion list every time I start a search with g.

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Jlg
Are you using !g <searchterm>? By any chance?

If so you're searching Google using DDG.
posted by Jlg Community Leader4 years and 3 months ago Link
anonymous
No I'm not that sophisticated. ;D I was referring typing any 1st search word starting with g.
posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 3 months ago Link
Jlg
I don't want to speculate here. I'm going to bring @zac in and get his response.
posted by Jlg Community Leader4 years and 3 months ago Link
anonymous
They're based on what people search, so if people search mostly google then it will always come up.
posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 3 months ago Link