Ecosia

Ecosia says it will boycott ‘search choice’ auction on Android in Europe

Berlin-based search engine Ecosia says it will not participate in Google’s “search-choice” auction for Android devices in 2020 in Europe. Will other engines follow its lead? Search choice to start in 2020 on Android. Earlier this month, Google announced that it will introduce a new “choice screen” in Europe for Android users in 2020. The …

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The conscientious searcher: how useful is Ecosia in a world dominated by Google?

In my recent research for alternatives to Google here at Search Engine Watch, Ecosia was one search engine that caught my eye. The eco-friendly choice for search certainly seems to serve a purpose. We might forget it, but there is an environmental cost to our digital activities – including Googling. So let’s dig a little …

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