For many the Internet is Google: Search, mail, videos – Google is the major player in all these fields. But Google uses all data it gathers across its services to post targeted ads, and to massively profit from the data many share so freely with the Internet giant. However, you don’t need to be one of Google’s
victims… uh, “users.”
Google search is widely used because in the past it was the only one giving reliable results quickly. However, privacy-friendly search engines have caught up over the past few years, and there is no reason at all not to favor those.Instead, try Qwant, based in France, and DuckDuckGo, based in the US.