Yandex partnership?

[Old Forum guest] anonymous
Created: 2 years and 10 months ago
I would like to know what kind of partner ship there is with yandex? So DDG works as meta search engine and also uses results from Yandex? That's great, because in many cases it seems that Yandex is even better than Yahoo / Bing.


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crazedpsyc
Right -- Yandex is one of many sources.
posted by crazedpsyc 2 years and 10 months ago Link
anonymous
Hey, 

can we disable the NEW "try this search on" ? (add icon it's too much eww...)


I use !bangs (and i like them) so this is useless for me...

thanks :)
posted by [Old Forum guest] • 2 years and 10 months ago Link
crazedpsyc
You can disable the entire sidebar in the layout settings, here: https://duckduckgo.com/settings
posted by crazedpsyc 2 years and 10 months ago Link
anonymous
If Yandex is simply a source, why is it so prominently featured on search results?


posted by [Old Forum guest] • 2 years and 10 months ago Link
crazedpsyc
Because it is one of the most common sources, like Yahoo BOSS, which is also in that box sometimes.
posted by crazedpsyc 2 years and 10 months ago Link
anonymous
I've noticed that after searching in DDG, Yandex services greet me with advertisement exactly like my search queries in DDG was several minutes~hours~days ago.

To be honest, I do not read terms of DDG fully, but I thought that this is not 'respect my privacy' thing, "partnership" - means selling search queries to Yandex! :(
posted by <hidden> • 4 months and 7 days ago Link