Whenever you think about search engine or you want to search something than the first search engine strikes in mind is Google. The Google is the most popular search engine and enduring brand. Other than Google you would go for Bing or Yahoo. You might be aware or may be not that other than these popular search engines there are many more search engines which could give you more personalized results base on what you want. Here i am sharing general search engine list. Let’s start with Google.
Google is the most popular search engine around the world bundled with more than 100 languages. Google was started as a university project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin started in 1996. Google.com domain was registered on September 15 1997. Google keep on optimize the algorithms to provide quality and personalized results to the user. Google is basically written in Python, C/ C++.
Bing was launched lately after Google in replacement of Microsoft Search and is operated and owned by Microsoft. It was launched on June 1 2009. Microsoft is also available in various languages. Bing ranks second after Google in USA by the query volume. Microsoft is basically written in ASP.NET.
Yahoo was launched on March 1, 1995 and is operated and owned by Yahoo. Yahoo ranks third in USA by query volume. Yahoo is basically written in Php. Yahoo was powered by Google until 2004 and from July 2009 Microsoft and Yahoo announced a deal in which Bing would power Yahoo Search.
Baidu, said as The Google of China. Baidu is the most popular search engine in China. It is heavily defeating Google, Bing, Yahoo in it home market. Baidu was incorporated in 2000. Baidu provides results in their native language.
Yandex Search is a web search engine owned by Russian corporation Yandex. Yandex Search is most popular search engine in Russia. Yandex is available in various versions like Ukrainian version, Russian version, Kazakh version, Belorussian version, Turkish version.
Gigablast is New Mexico based search engine. It is a query based search engine which supports various boolean operators and specialized searches. It was launched in year 2000. It is available in English language. It is basically written in C/C++. It is available open-source search engine.
Ecosia is a search engine which is based in Berlin, Germany. Ecosia provides the optimized results for plant trees. Ecosia is the search engine that plants trees with its ad revenue. You can also have the browser extension for the ecosia. It was launched on December 7, 2009. Ecosia results are powered by Bing.
Ask.com was originally known as Ask Jeeves. It is based on question and answer search engine. It is available in English language. I gives you the answer for the questions you ask. It was founded in June 1996.
Lycos is the search engine and the web portal. It is available in multilingual. Lycos also fringe with network of email, webhosting, social networking, and entertainment websites. It was launched on April 13, 1995.
Faroo is the search engine which is based on peer-peer technology. It is founded in 2008. It is basically written in C#. It is said as the distributed search engine because there is no central server, so the data is saved on the user’s computer rather than on any central server.
Wolpheamalpha is an answer engine with the power of computational knowledge. Wolphramalpha was launched on May 18, 2009. It is basically written in Wolphram Language, which is the programming language of mathematics and is developed by Wolphram Research. It is best for those who wants to learn or explore mathematics.
Qwant was launched in Fecruary 2013 after two years of development.. It claims that Qwant does not track it users and does not filter out the web content. The Qwant provides the results for Web, News, Images, Videos, Shopping, Social. It is available in multilingual.
Blackle is the Google custom search powered search engine. It was launched on January 2007. The Blackle is visible as black and it saves energy. The main concept of Blackle is to save energy as it appears black in color because monitor needs more power to display white or light color in comparison to black.
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Like Faroo, Yacy is also based on peer-to-peer technology. Yacy core is written in Java. It was launched on January 2015. It uses a free software licence (GPL (version 2). Its firefox extension is also available but still it is not up-to-date says Yacy.
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These are the comprehensive list of search engine which are active. In the upcoming article i will share the list of metasearch search engine. Share if you know another search engine which have active status in comments. Would love to hear from you in comments. Are you seeking anonymity online? Read my previous article on How To Stay Anonymous Online
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