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BusinessJustin July 8th, 2013 6:02pm

Today is the the last day of service for internet search engine AltaVista, which has been around since 1995. Do you use an alternate search engine to the big 3 (Google, Bing, or Yahoo)?

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ModerateGOP26 Maine
07/08/13 6:01 pm

I've really only ever used Google.

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Emma Austin.ish.
07/09/13 5:36 pm

is that still around? used to be my go to site.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
07/08/13 1:46 pm

Yes, many, and AltaVista was one of them. Most of the non-specific ones these days use Google or Yahoo behind he curtain anyway, but it's worth trying the top half dozen or so if you come up empty on GoogYaBing.

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
07/08/13 12:45 pm

Google > everything else

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Squidboy Snarkapottamus
07/08/13 12:07 pm

End of an era, AltaVista was a real pioneer. DEC could have owned the market, they didn't know what they had.

fredd TrumpLand
07/08/13 11:17 am

I sometimes use DuckDuckGo. It's an anonymous search engine.

BusinessJustin Tamriel
07/08/13 11:38 am

Yeah, I like DuckDuckGo. I use it mostly, but Google is still the default browser bar search.