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DuckDuckGoBookmarks

This is not a complaint just a query. I cannot find out how to bookmark a page in Duck Duck Go. I like using this search engine but this is a big problem on my PC. My phine and tablet have their own way of managing this.
Please reply, as I see from the above that there are some issues with getting a reply too.
I cannot now get this to you unlessI log in which I whiuld not have to do, it is just a query.
Thank you

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    DuckDuckGoIntroductory news page

    The intro news page had a couple of stories that I knew to be fake They talked about how down and defeated Trump was and then basically how he had lied to investigators about the capitol incident. I knew These stories were obviously false Due to wjo wrote them as these entities were NEVER complementary or accurate about Trump. The Companies were the Washington post, CNN and Bloomberg. Please vet your materials better. If there is one thing this country needs less of is Lies.

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      DuckDuckGoYour non-tracking policy

      I go to your search engine (exclusively), type in DeWalt Tools, two or three different times, NEVER anywhere else. Next time I'm on Google or Bing, BAAM! Dewalt Tools show up.
      I send this same message in 5 min. ago, then DuckDuckGo asks, is there any other info? I reply, "What else would you need to know?" The next reply I get was, for $1.00 we will answer that question.
      You guys are asking the question, and I should pay for that?

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        DuckDuckGoSearch engines

        I am very happy using your service. I would appreciate your narrative to be to the center than to the Left. Lately it is noticeable you are more negative reporting or leaning left. I am a republican and I am disgusted by this website. Really your site will come down if you keep supporting far left politicians and stupid unprepared people who want to run this country.

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          DuckDuckGoOnline payments not approved by bank while using your browser. Why is that?

          It seems that online transactions are not being accepted from your browser. I know this, bcz I have tried from other browsers and they work perfectly. I don't know if its the bank not approving your browser or simply the way your browser work from the inside somehow is not suitable for secure payment. Is there a way I can make successful payments with security in mind on your browser? I need to be able to perform these online transactions to pay for stuff, your browser promised superior security to what google have, but online payments not working is just inconvenient. The smart way is to make these payment secure instead of disapproving them or creating settings that goes against bank policies or something like that. You're making your browser inconvenient. Yes google is horrible they spy on me but at least they allow me to pay for my internet subscription successfully!

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            DuckDuckGoImages

            I searched for image Do 18. Not only did I find the Dornier 18 WW2 seaplane, but many other, non related thing too. One of these was;
            https://www.myyouporn.com/girlsdoporn-e017-callie-aka-kelly-18-years-old/

            This is total porn. I am 61, but imagine if I were 10 or 12 and researching a new model kit! I suggest you look into this soonest.

            Also, why the hell must I make an account in order to do this? I do not want an account, and will probably change my search engine now.
            This is hardly the way to encourage reports of these things.

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              DuckDuckGoSearch engine

              DuckDuckGo is my default search engine on my pc, laptop, and smartphone.
              On the smartphone I can click on the fire icon at any time and click clear all tabs and data and it's done. On my windows pc and laptop, I don't see that option and it always saves to my history everything I have searched for. How is that any different than Google or others?
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                Duck Duck GoYour site won’t let me go the the childrens health defense organization.

                I downloaded Duck Duck Go as a search engine because Google has been censoring all sites that go against leftist agenda. I'm 57 years old and I don't need you deciding what websites or organizations I can frequent. I was very pleased with your search engine after I stopped using Google because of their censorship, but now you're doing the same thing! If this continues, I will uninstall your app and quit using your search engine.

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                  DuckDuckGoNarrative too far left

                  I am very happy using your service. I would appreciate your narrative to be to the center than to the Left. Lately it is noticeable you are more negative reporting or leaning left. Please don't turn out like fake news where they falsely make claims or insults that show disrespect. Google executives caught at lunch on a hot mic bragging about completely changing false info into truth or whatever it took to promote their narrative 😡 Please stay straight in the middle by only telling the actual truth. Leave it to us to make our own opinions and decisions🙏🏻👍 Ty for your time.

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                    • Lr
                      LR123 Dec 11, 2020

                      I just searched Voter Fraud and found none of the Conservative results that I swear were there a week or two ago. It’s as if somebody went in and “Scrubbed” all the references and results from the many Conservative sources! What tha hay? No links to Newsmax, OAN or Thomas Moore Society investigations Into Voter Fraud and the resulting facts!!! Only links to fake news stating “there is no fraud!” Who got to you, DUCKDuckGo!!??? You’re no better than Google now! Time for me to find a different search engine yet again!

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                    DuckDuckGoAnswer my questions about president trump

                    I asked Which fireworks company was used to write Trump 2020 in fireworks at white house recently? This is not the first time I complained. You used answer my questions. I stopped using Google. Now I find out that Google owns you. My search answers are horrible. I will use Bing search now. Stop being liberal biased.. The last time I asked a question about President Trump, you gave me Oprah and sandwiches. I hate Oprah and sandwich shops. I will use Bing search.

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                      • Updated by Maria Anderson · Aug 30, 2020

                        President Trump questions that I ask about, you send my Oprah Winfrey things. Sandwiches, anything but my questions about President Trump. I read that Google owns Duck Duck Go. I have used your search engine long before this current presidential election. I will go back to use Bing if DuckDuckGo doesn't answer my simple questions. Thank you for your cooperation.

                      DuckDuckGoSearch engine

                      Date of the incident: every time I do a search, choose any date you like
                      The problem is that although I am searching for written answer to my problem, you invariably present several stupid videos as if that's what I am looking for — frequently they don't even have anything at all to do with what I am searching for! There are options to select all, images, videos, news, but by default you show everything. Why isn't there an option to just show text? That way, I could just select text and eliminate all the annoying images and videos that I don't want.

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                        Duck Duck GoBuscador

                        Le mando como ejemplo lo siguiente: hago una busqueda de "soldado de la patria" en argentina y obtengo una pagina llamada "el guerrillero" de cuba. Sepa ud que un guerrillero NO es un soldado de la patria en Argentina y menos un medio cubano . Así que le recomiendo que afinen su algoritmo de búsqueda. // También he notado que al hacer búsquedas de contenidos adversos al grupo gobernante de este país es infructuoso. Le recuerdo que Argentina aún NO es China y que todavía hay libertad de expresión lo cual no se refleja en los resultados de búsquedas en esta plataforma.

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                          Duck Duck Goads on my searches

                          when I do a search the first two items are ads
                          I thought you were supposed to be ad free
                          It is annoying and as irritating as being tracked by google
                          Tell me how I can stop this
                          Tried to submit this and was told it was too short and unlikely to be considered
                          Absolutely love corresponding with algorithms or whatever anti human
                          systems you are using
                          Am trying to submit this complaint again to see if I have fulfilled big brother's directive

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                            DuckDuckGoYour ability to locate information is dismal.

                            The answers to some of my questions have ABSOLUTELY nothing to do with my question! That is when I have to ask Google! And I must tell you, I have Google! I am in Romania at this time, so I understand that it could be hard for your to get all answers correct. However, if Google can, so do you! If you can't function properly in this country, please let me know!

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                              DuckDuckGoSearch results

                              I am increasingly finding the search results are very poor, as if DDG is trying to guess what I'm really searching for and showing me the results from their algorithm and not what I'm looking for. Sometimes I'm searching for a phrase with a keyword and I put the phrase in quotes. The results appear to ignore the quotes and the results are any pages that have a combination of most of the words but not all. Sometimes I put in a search for an uncommon proper noun, and it returns results on a more common word, totally unrelated to my search.

                              Their search algorithm has gone off the rails, and though I've been using DDG for 5+ years, I'm starting to turn to other search engines. The results here are so BAD.

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                                • Ma
                                  Maria Anderson Aug 31, 2020
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                                  Same thing with my questions. They are unrelated answers or politically biased towards the Left, Democrat-biased. I complained before and DDG worked good for about a week. I just want my simple questions about current events...not about mashed potatoes and Oprah Winfrey.

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                                DuckDuckGoThe news you feature when I do a search

                                Every time I search for a political issue all I get are leftists results. Why don't I ever get a right opinion? You are just like google. You are totally leftist and hide opinions from the right. I'm very disappointed because I have recommended this search engine to many people but you are just like google. How do I stop you from sending me all the liberal news and give me some conservative views?

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                                  • Ma
                                    Maria Anderson Aug 31, 2020
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                                    You only send my liberal leftist opinions and never what I am looking for. I don't want liberal news and want the news that I search...conservative views. I want you to search what I ask for, not a left-wing opinion slanted towards Hillary Clinton. It is obvious that you do not like President Trump. If I type President Trump in your search.. I get hateful opinions from left-wing media.

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                                  DuckDuckGoBrowser

                                  On various pages on CNN.com the page will only partially appear. The article will be cut off at some point - I may get the first twenty lines. When I get towards where the article has been cut off I can see that txt is missing. At this point I'll not now be able to navigate back up the page. If I enter a new URL the browser will not navigate to it and is unresponsive. I have to clear all tabs and data to get the browser to work again.

                                  This is common on CNN but a page that didn't render correctly and caused the above issue may work correctly on revisiting.

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                                    Duck Duck GoMcafee

                                    Who the hell gave anyone permission to block anything when I am online reading news articles? I do not have a subscription to McAfee. Why are they "testing" pages and blocking "harmful" content. The site was the New York Post for God's sake. Is conservative content a problem for you? Please let me know. I will find another Web browser if that is the case.

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                                      DuckDuckGosearch result issue

                                      Dear Sir or Madam:

                                      I have been contacted by the DOJ indicating I have been a victim of identity theft, per their request I did some web searches using duckduckgo. My result places me at the New Hampshire Department of Corrections. But it doesn't show me listed as an either a current or prior inmate - IT SHOULD'NT! I worked for the State of New Hampshire for over twelve years and have since retired, but I am at a loss as to how my name should point to that website at all. This seems to be a problem with the web search data. Please don't provide my personal information in this request.

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                                        DuckDuckGoBias

                                        I am concerned about being tracked, true. But I am more concerned with outright bias and being propagandized. I asked a simple question about president Trump's quote quote in 2016 about the u.S. Being unprepared for a pandemic. What I got were 10 links, ten in a row, to absolutely horrifically negative articles condemning trump for his administrations dealing with this corona virus. Not one was even remotely related to my question. Three sterling examples are pictured below.

                                        Sorry, but you have proved to be just another unbelievably leftist site to be exposed (and I will do my best to do just that, be assured.)

                                        Goodbye duck duck go.

                                        Bias

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                                          • Ma
                                            Maria Anderson Aug 31, 2020
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                                            When I ask questions about President Trump, I get something about Oprah Winfrey & sandwich shops, the moon, nothing related at all to my question. The answers are liberal biased. I stopped using Google for this same reason. If you do answer, it is about Hillary Clinton or Obama. You are a leftist site with nothing but propaganda against President Trump. I heard you are owned by Google, which explains the non-answers.

                                            Goodbye duck duck not go.

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