Web search engines are becoming famous day by day. We are totally dependent on search engines for all our queries. For every query, we get a lot of information in a click of a button. So, here we have compiled the list of top 5 search engines which are revolving on the Internet:
Google launched in the year 1998, it is the most popular search engine globally. It is a crawler based search engine which was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin and is now available in 123 languages all across the globe. Google has a unique monthly users of more than of 1,100,000,000. Googleplex is the corporate headquarter of Google in Mountain View, CA.
It is one of the second biggest search engine which is backed up by Microsoft and was started in the year 2009 to challenge Google in the field of search engine. It has reached great heights in a short period of time. MSN was converted into Bing by Microsoft. Bing is putting so much efforts and hard work to convince people that they can produce better results than Google. But still, they are not able to give a competition to Google in any way due to Google popularity and its products.
Yahoo is the search engine which is founded in the year 1994 by Jerry Yang and David Filo. Later in the year 1995, it was changed to Yahoo. Now Yahoo and Bing both are the leading competitors for Google. One of the best features which is provided by Yahoo is its most famous free email providers. Yahoo offers the privacy among the best search engine to the users and it offers selection based search option to its users.
Baidu is a web service company which is based out of China. Baidu which was founded in the year 2000 by Robin Li and Eric Xu. Baidu as of now serves only China and Japan but because of its high traffic, it is listed among the popular search engines in the world. It is the one of the most widely used search engine in China. The features of Baidu include the: map, search, MP3 news, games, web directory etc.
Ask.com was earlier known by the name as Ask Jeeves and was started in the year 1995. This search engine is more focused on providing question and answer on different set of communities. Ask.com is the first in the world to develop click popularity search technology. Ask.com is based on crawler-based technology to provide results to its users.