YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005.
Google Search, also referred to as Google Web Search or simply Google, is a web search engine developed by Google. It is the most used search engine on the World Wide Web across all platforms, with 92.62% market share as of June 2019
Baidu offers various services, including a Chinese search engine, as well as a mapping service called Baidu Maps. Baidu offers about 57 search and community services, such as Baidu Baike (an online encyclopedia)
Sogou, Inc. is Chinese technology company that specializes mainly in web search. It is a subsidiary of Sohu, Inc. The offices of Sogou are located on the southeast corner of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Sogou also has offices in Chengdu, China co-located with Tencent's office building.
Bing is a web search engine owned and operated by Microsoft. The service has its origins in Microsoft's previous search engines: MSN Search, Windows Live Search and later Live Search. Bing provides a variety of search services.
Quora is an American question-and-answer website where questions are asked, answered, followed, and edited by Internet users, either factually or in the form of opinions. Its owner, Quora Inc., is based in Mountain View, California, United States.
Yandex traces its roots to 1990, when Arkady Volozh and Arkady Borkovsky founded Arkadia, a company that developed MS-DOS software for use in patents and goods classification. Their software featured a full-text search with Russian morphology support.
DuckDuckGo is an internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results. DuckDuckGo distinguishes itself from other search engines by not profiling its users and by showing all users the same search results for a given search term.
Lycos, Inc., is a web search engine and web portal established in 1994, spun out of Carnegie Mellon University. Lycos also encompasses a network of email, web hosting, social networking, and entertainment websites. The company is based in Waltham, Massachusetts, and is a subsidiary of Kakao.
Ask.com (originally known as Ask Jeeves) is a question answering–focused e-business founded in 1996 by Garrett Gruener and David Warthen in Berkeley, California.
Ecosia is a search engine based in Berlin, Germany, that donates 80% or more of its profits to nonprofit organizations that focus on reforestation. It considers itself a social business, is CO₂-negative and claims to support full financial transparency and protect the privacy of its users.
Excite is a web portal launched in 1995 that provides a variety of content including news and weather, a metasearch engine, a web-based email, instant messaging, stock quotes, and a customizable user homepage. It is currently operated by IAC Applications of IAC, and Excite Networks.
A Web crawler, sometimes called a spider or spiderbot and often shortened to crawler, is an Internet bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web, typically for the purpose of Web indexing.
Yahoo! Search is a rebadged version of the Bing search engine owned by Yahoo!, headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
Dogpile is a metasearch engine for information on the World Wide Web that fetches results from Google, Yahoo!, Yandex, Bing and other popular search engines, including those from audio and video content providers such as Yahoo!
MetaCrawler is a web search engine program, and a registered trademark of InfoSpace, Inc. created by Aaron Collins. It was originally a metasearch engine, as its name suggests.
AOL (stylized as Aol., formerly a company known as AOL Inc. and originally known as America Online) is an American web portal and online service provider based in New York City. It is a brand marketed by Verizon Media.
EXALEAD is a software company, created in 2000, that provided search platforms and search-based applications for consumer and business users. The company is headquartered in Paris, France, and is a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes.
Gigablast is a free and open-source web search engine and directory. Founded in 2000, it is an independent engine and web crawler based in New Mexico, developed and maintained by Matt Wells, a former Infoseek employee and New Mexico Tech graduate.
Mojeek is a web search engine based in the United Kingdom. The search results provided by Mojeek come from its own index of web pages, created by crawling the web.
Qwant is a French web search engine, launched in July 2013 and operated from Paris. It is one of the few EU-based search engines with its own indexing engine. It claims not to employ user tracking or personalize search results in order to avoid trapping users in a filter bubble. It is available in 26 languages.
Soso was a Chinese search engine owned by Tencent Holdings Limited, which is well known for its other creations Pengyou and QQ.
Swisscows is a web search engine launched in 2014, a project of Hulbee AG, a company based in Egnach, Switzerland. The search engine is based on semantic data recognition that give faster "answers" to queries. In addition, Swisscows does not store users' data.