> ([duckduckgo is] still really bing search results though, no?)
I guess? I've always had a hard time pinning down exactly how reliant they are on bing. They claim to use 400 different sources, including bing
https://help.duckduckgo.com/duckduckgo-help-pages/results/sources/ – though obviously they weight bing a lot more than most of those.
Eyeballing the same search (in firefox container tabs) in ddg/google/bing, the ddg one is definitely _closer_ to bing than to google, but it's not identical
> Google (and Bing?) does some weighting of the results based on their file about you, so that might explain the difference?
Yeah, that's why I specified that it was in a clean container tab in firefox – that was my attempt to mitigate against that. Obviously it's not a perfect solution; there's still whatever IP based filtering they do, to say nothing of fingerprinting.
But it does at least strip out anything based on cookies, which is a big chunk of the personalization
@codesections it's much better than 4-5 years ago, I'm using DDG for over 2 years as my primary engine. But sadly, that's all, hard to find an alternative to a Maps luxury.
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