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Google competitor DuckDuckGo increased its traffic by 62% in 2020
DuckDuckGo on desktop and mobile
DuckDuckGo on desktop and mobile Credit: DuckDuckGo

The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo, increased its average number of daily searches by 62% in 2020 as users seek alternatives to impede data tracking.

In an interview with USA TODAY, Kamyl Bazbaz, DuckDuckGo vice president of communications said: "People are coming to us because they want more privacy, and it's generally spreading through word of mouth."