DuckDuckGo Has Doubled Its Daily Searches Over The Past Year
DuckDuckGo announced on Monday that it has broken its all-time high for traffic, reaching two million searchers per day.
It was just in February of last year that the company announced it hit 1 million:
We received over 1,000,000 direct searches yesterday for the first time ever! https://t.co/mS1Yz7O8
DuckDuckGo keeps a running traffic data page here, displaying how much it gets each day. For Monday, it was 2,211,203 direct and 18,052,021 API (469,619 bot).
For comparison, Google is said to get a billion searches per day.
DuckDuckGo appeared on a list of 86 groups and companies that signed a letter denouncing the NSA’s spying program, which the EFF shares.[h/t: Matt McGee]