Top 12 Most Popular Search Engines in the World Right Now

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Do you know which are the Top 12 Most Popular Search Engines in the World Right Now? Besides Google and Bing, there are few other search engines that may be not well famous to everyone but still, serve the millions of search queries every day.

It may some times a shocking surprise to some of them but its really a myth google is not only the search engine available on the internet today. in fact, there are few other top search engines that want to take down google’s throne but none of them are capable of that.

Most Popular Search Engines

1. Google

No one needs a introductions about Google, the search engine giant that rule about 80% search queries on the internet. According to the latest report 80% of the search is powered by Google search engines and only a matter of 8% by bing . the search engine giant Google is dominating the mobile/tablet search engines.

No need for further introductions. The search engine giant holds the first

2. Bing

Bing is one of the second search engines used today with about millions of queries every day. Bing is Microsoft’s attempt to challenge Google in search engine, but the real fact their effort they did not manage to convince the users that the search engine can produce a better search result than googles.

the bing only share nearly 10% search engine market, even though the bing search engine is the default search engines in windows and internet browsers

3. Yahoo

Yahoo is one of the top search engines in the late ’90s and it is one of the most popular email providers and holds the 4th position with a 4% of search engine market share

From October 2011 to October 2015, the Yahoo search engine was handled by the mighty Microsoft soft bing network. after 2015 October yahoo came to an agreement with Google to provide a better search result to the users. since 2015 the yahoo search is provided by both search engine giant google and bing.

From October 2011 to October 2015, Yahoo search was powered exclusively by Bing. Since October 2015 Yahoo agreed with Google to provide search-related services and since then the results of Yahoo are powered both by Google and Bing. Yahoo is also the default search engine for Firefox browsers in the United States (since 2014). Formerly known as Ask Jeeves, it shares only a small amount of search results. ask search result is based on question/answer format where most of the search queries are answered are in the form of polls.

It also has the general search engine functionality but the results returned lack quality compared to Google or even Bing and Yahoo.


According to daily search result AOL is still the top 10 search engine with a market share nearly below .06%. The AOL search engine network includes many popular web sites like,, and the on the month of June 2015, the AOL search engine is acquired by the company Verizon Communications.


Baidu was founded in 2000 and it is one of the popular search engine used in china. its market share has been increasing daily by a huge amount according to Wikipedia,the China search engine giant Baidu is generating billions of search queries per month. it is current rank the top 4 search engine according to Alexa ranking report


like the other search engines DuckDuckGo is one of the popular and user-friendly it has a huge advantage over the other search engines . the DuckDuckGo search engine has a clean interface, it does not track any user, and beyond it is not fully loaded with ads and has a number of very nice features .

I am sure DuckDuckGo is the future of search engine is search queries are increasing by day by day duckduckgo (30 million searches per day)will be used by other search engines and with some proper funding duckduckgo can get a decent search engine market share. Currently is at 0.24% of search in the internet.

According to Alexa ranking , is among the 25 most popular websites on the Internet with the search engine ranking position of 1 in Russian. According to Wikipedia, Yandex search engine operates the largest search engine in Russia with about 65% market share in that country.


Excite is not popular search engine but is one that still gets into the top 10 search engine. Excite is an online service portal website that provides internet services like email, search engine, news, instant messaging and weather updates with a .005% of market share.


YouTube was founded in 2005 by veterans of PayPal after that it was owned by the search engine giant Google, youtube holds the top 2 position in the search engine ranking

YouTube receives more than 1.5 billion logged in users per month and feeds over 1 billion hours of video each day to users . it is one of the most used search engine right now


In 2006 Facebook was introduced , before it was only accessible by the students and in 2006 the facebook was introduced to the public

It is one the mightiest social media search engines right now with over 2.5 billion users, however, last year it surpassed the search result at 2 billion searches/day putting it ahead of Bing and Baidu . with over 1.5 billion active users per month, Facebook also gives businesses and advertisers incredible market access and tends.


Quora is the most popular search engine right now it is based
question-and-answer search engine website where questions are asked, answered, edited, and organized by its community of users in the form of opinions

These are the 12 best and most popular search engines on the Internet today.

The list is by no means complete and for sure many more search engine will be created in the future but us right now the Google and Bing will hold the leadership positions for years to come in the search engine market.

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