DuckDuckGo: How to use the private search engine on your phone and computer

DuckDuckGo can protect your privacy will searching the web. Here’s how to set it up.

Privacy-focused internet search engine DuckDuckGo promises users a seemingly dream experience of private searches, no ad-trackers and smarter encryption for free. With that, the 13-year-old company appears to be in a prime position to answer internet users’ increasing desire for privacy in an age of data leaks, breaches and scandals. DuckDuckGo’s popularity has surged recently, with more than 50 million app downloads and a 55% traffic increase in the past year, according to a June report from The search engine gives users another tool …