What is the revenue generation model for DuckDuckGo?

Gabriel Weinberg, CEO & Founder at DuckDuckGo.com (2008-present)Updated Jun 14 2018 · Author has 94 answers and 406.5m answer views DuckDuckGo has been a profitable company since 2014 without storing or sharing any personal information on people using our search engine. As we like to say, what you search on DuckDuckGo is private, even from us! We’re proud to have a business model for a web-based business that’s profitable without making your personal information the product. I’m happy to tell you all about how we make it work (and how other companies can, too). Though first, if you’re not familiar with DuckDuckGo, we are an Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs. We operate a search engine alternative to Google at http://duckduckgo.com, and offer additional apps and extensions to protect you from Google, Facebook and other trackers, no matter…

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Thanks Mozilla: Facebook Users Activity Tracking Days Are Over!

Mozilla Launches 'Facebook Container' Extension To Block Facebook Tracking © getty In the wake of revelations over Facebook’s data collection practices, Mozilla has launched a new extension for its popular Firefox web browser that can prevent Facebook from tracking user activity around the web.The new Firefox extension, dubbed Facebook Container, walls in Facebook’s tracking mechanisms and only allows the service to view and track user activity while a person is on Facebook’s own platforms.When a user ventures off of Facebook, the extension goes to work to prevent Facebook’s many methods of tracking user activity on other sites. Facebook typically uses such information to create highly targeted advertising that then appears for the user when they return to Facebook or any of its related products. © Provided by IBT US Facebook typically tracks users around the web with what it calls a Pixel—a small piece of code that site operators place…

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