Gluu Essentials for iPhone  • Class #4 • Lesson #3 of 9

What is a Search Engine?

If you want to find information online, you need a search engine. Without a Search Engine, you would have to know the address of every website you want to visit. Simply not possible. You need a search engine. and a Browser to surf the internet.

While a Browser lets you see the internet, a search engine.lets you find stuff on the internet. You need a browser to see what the search engine. finds.

Apple’s browser is called Safari, but Apple doesn’t make a search engine. yet. That’s where Google comes in. Google is the most popular search engine, with over 5.6 billion searches performed every day.

Here is how the global search engine pie is carved up, as of October 2020: 

  • Google 92.71 %
  • Bing 2.73%
  • Yahoo 1.47%
  • Baidu 1.08%
  • DuckDuckGo 0.49%
  • YANDEX RU 0.44%

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