Search engines are programs that make it easy for people to search the internet for a piece of relevant information by their query. The main work of a search engine is collecting information about your query, categorizing inner web pages according to your query, and creating an algorithm that makes it easy for people to find relevant web pages by their problems.
Top 5 Search Engines that highly use nowadays
Here are five of the top-rated search engines that are mainly used nowadays :
Search Engine #1. Google
Founder: Larry Page
Founded: 4 September 1998
Worldwide Search Engine Market Share: 92.18%
Google Search Engine is the top-rated search engine worldwide and it is also one of the most popular products of Google. Almost 70 percent of the Search Engine market has been acquired by Google. The tech giant is always evolving and looking to improve the search engine algorithm to provide the best results to the end-user.
Search Engine #2. Bing
Founder : Steve Ballmer
Founded : 3 June 2009
Worldwide Search Engine Market Share: 8.04%
Bing is Microsoft’s answer to Google and it was launched in 2009. Bing is the default search engine in Microsoft’s web browser. At Bing, they are always striving to make it a better search engine but it’s got a long way to go to give Google competition.
Search Engine #3. Baidu
Founder: Robin Li
Founded: 1 January 2000
Worldwide Search Engine Market Share: 7.34%
Baidu is the most used search engine in China and was founded in Jan 2000 by Chinese Entrepreneur, Eric Xu. This web search is made to deliver results for websites, audio files, and images. It provides some other services including maps, news, cloud storage, and much more.
Search Engine #4.Yahoo!
Founder: Jerry Yang | David Filo
Founded: January 1994
Worldwide Search Engine Market Share: 3.39%
Yahoo & Bing compete more with each other than with Google. A recent report on netmarketshare.com tells us that Yahoo has a market share of 7.68 percent. Although a leader as a free email provider, this is declining significantly though with their recent acknowledgment that User Details & Passwords were hacked last year.
Search Engine #5. Yandex
Founder : Arkady Volozh | Elena Kolmanovskaya | Ilya Segalovich
Worldwide Search Engine Market Share: 1.53%
Launched in 1997 hihihi this is my birth date, Yandex is the most used search engine in Russia. Yandex also has a great presence in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, and Turkey. It provides services like Yandex Maps, Yandex Music, online translator, Yandex Money, and many other services.