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European alternatives to Microsoft Bing

Microsoft Bing is after Google Search the second biggest search engine in the world. In addition to its own search engine, many alternative search engines also use Microsoft Bing's search results in the background. These include Yahoo!, DuckDuckGo and Ecosia, among others.

This pages lists alternatives from companies based in a member state of the European Union (EU) or the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

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Ecosia

Germany
Uses renewable energy
EU EEA

Ecosia is a search engine with a focus on sustainability. The company donates 80 percent of its surplus revenue, which it generates through advertising, to conservation projects. In addition, the servers are CO2 neutral.

The search results of the search engine come from Bing and are optimized with its own algorithms.

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gexsi

Germany
Uses renewable energy
EU EEA

gexsi is a non-profit search engine from Germany. It uses the search index of the Bing search engine. All advertising revenue is donated to charity.

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Qwant

France EU EEA

Qwant is a French search engine that advertises privacy. It is one of the few search engines that has its own search index. Also, like other search engines, it offers special search types and a map.

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metaGer

Germany
Uses renewable energy
EU EEA

Metager is a German metasearch that combines search results from other providers. It is a non-profit association, the source code is open and the servers run on green electricity. Metager also advertises high privacy.

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swisscows

Switzerland EFTA

swisscows is a Swiss search engine with a focus on privacy and family friendliness, as they try to prevent explicit content. swisscows uses the Bing search index, but also a self-made one.


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