Top Ten Worst Search Engines

What is the #1 WORST search engine of time?! You vote!

The Top Ten

1 Start MySearch Dial

Okay, I've seen bad search engine, but this is a virus. Just a virus. I got it while searching "good and bad search engines" then got - THIS VIRUS. I had to reboot my computer and corrupted some of my files. This is bad. Bad.

I like the virus very much. It helps with my depression.

Dang that is bad I would say that's a trolling search engine but that doesn't even give you an answer

I can't describe it without throwing up

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2 Delta Search

Yeah, this doesn't exist. All it says is "Remove from Chrome" or "Remove from" whatever. That's all I need to know.

This search engine doesn't exist. It redirects me to yahoo for some reason

Pretty gay if I say so myself, and I do.

Bad

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3 Dogpile

Dogpile is the best you idiots

Why does this need to exist. It looks so outdated and when you enter the site it automatically searches its own url

I think "pile" means crap and doges are better than plain old dogs

It sounds vulgar but it works.

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4 Metacrawler

This isn't even a search engine

This is the worst search engine I have ever encountered.

Seems to just direct you to a german page, I think hacked

it sucks

5 PCHSearch&Win

I searched this topic on PCHSearch&Win just because I could not believe how bad this search engine was, and Lo and Behold, what search engine is at number 5 of the worst search engines? PCHSearch&Win. Yep, that says it all.

I can NEVER find anything with the search engine

Brings up useless information, sometimes not even close to the keywords.

Had the same thoughts as the above contributer. Really a chore to use.

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6 DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo is THE way to go if you don't want all your personal information sold to the highest bidder. It's safe, reliable and fast.

So overrated. Just jammed together from other, better search engines.

It is the best! It doesn't track you, unlike Google, which tracks everything you put in the search box. I have no idea why it is in this list.

good

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7 Bing

Bing has very limited and skewed search results that never take me where I want to go. Bing seems to have an agreement with Microsoft that makes it the default search engine on every new computer that I use which is very annoying. I understand how Google thinks and how Google searches, why would I want to use a less competent program that always seems to omit the particular search results that I am actually looking for.

As I've said before on TheTopTens, a search engine is either Google or useless. But Bing is dreadful; no doubt about that. - PositronWildhawk

This is all incorrect! Bing is AMAZING! In fact, I am using it right now! There is nothing google has that bing doesn't. I also like the feature where you can hide the news, and the background pictures everyday are amazing! Bing is a perfect website for someone who just needs to search the web.

No comparison to Google. Bing results are so limited as to be almost useless.

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8 Ask.com

It is a worse search engine. It is invasive to any computer with out knowing. I've difficult to get rid of this ass. It mess up with all my computer. I get rid off few time but again came back. Because of its invasive nature and worthless I don't recommend this to any body.

Millions ads before a result, waste of time service

Absolutely horrible. Atrocious layout, atrocious order of search results and atrocious look. Besides, why would you even be using this anyways when you could used a better search engine such as google? - LowMiner50

TAKE BING OFF NOW! ask is the least dependable search engine, whenever I use it I never get the information I need.

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9 AOL

Aol? Are they still there?

This is marvellous! I love it

The Buick of search engines...

This shouldn't even be on the list, its as fine as elastagirl

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10 Search.com

I searched youtube and it didn't know what it was

It can't find YouTube or Facebook what?

Search.com doesn't know what YouTube is. That sums it up.

It can't even find it's own url(I literally put in"Search.com" and it can't even find it.

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The Contenders

11 Google Google Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.

Yes, something has happened to Google in recent years. At one time you could get a very deep information search on Google. This is useful, for example, for software programmers trying to find answers to the most difficult, recondite programming bugs. There seems to be a trend, starting about ten years ago (mid to late 2000's) by the Google developers to transform from deep to "relevant." You can see this for yourself on some web searches, there is a message stating that some links were not shown because they were not "relevant." The problem is that what is relevant is someone's opinion. I think there is some kind of urban myth out there that Google embodies the cutting edge in information processing, as in artificial intelligence and the like. But it looks to me that the way Google prioritizes hits on a search is based about 90 percent on web traffic volume--popularity. That's not exactly a world shaking idea, is it? And the other ten percent seems to be the "relevance" thing, which ...more

Google has sucked for a very long time now. Everything you search brings up some a link to purchase something. Even if you already have the thing you're looking up. It doesn't search phrases any more just random words, like word soup, even if you put what you're searching for in quotations it still won't look up what your looking for. Google is a evil corporate sale out only interested in working with money grubbing corporations to sell you products that you don't want or don't need.

Google is the ONLY company who can introduce a "New and Improved" and take away features and remove usability at the same time. Only to reintroduce those features as new in the future because they have no genuine features. They 'reinvent" features that are 15 years old and market them as new. Google's search results SUCK. The use of punctuation to hone search results is NOW INEFFECTIVE.

All I know is about fifteen years ago I could type anything into Google and be amazed at the results it returned.

That hasn’t happened in forever, and in fact I now dread googling anything at all because I know I’ll stare at the screen for at least half an hour before I become so frustrated that I just give up... again.

Google search is terrible. Censoring search terms and the fact that google is an advertising firm are the main culprits, unsurprisingly.

I keep waiting for someone to use google’s now-expired patent to create a new search engine that is just a copy of google circa 2005- when google search actually worked.

*To the genius that asked “Do you know who created YouTube? ” I ask: “Do you know who bought YouTube... after it had already been around for several years? ”

I’ll give you three guesses, Brainiac.

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12 Answers.com

I like answers for the fun articles but for actual answers, forget IT.

Can never get through a whole search without it freezing!

Horrible internet speed

The no answers engine

13 Internet Explorer

This is not a search engine but this came from the SEVENTH CIRCLE OF HELL for god sake

You guys are idiots, this isn't even a search engine.

This is a browser not a search engine

Well, at least you can't have the other ones without this one, you know what I mean?

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14 Norton Safe Search

Please! Why does this exist?!?!

It is really good

It horrible! yes why does this darn thing exist!

Yeah, when I search porn, I get nothing! what?

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15 Yahoo

If you want to totally waste an entire day, try to contact "Yahoo Customer, We Don't Care! Department".
They put you in a circular loop sending you to the customer care site, then to the sign in site and then to the customer care site and give you a number to call, "We are experiencing long wait times, so depending on your age and health, you may want to hang up, give up and go to Google, or you can be redirected to customer Care online which will bring you right back here after about an hour, final solution, you can wait on hold, listening to our annoying Yahoo refrain over and over and over again for three or four hours"..
Today is Sunday the 16th. of November 11:27 AM, I have been on hold since 8:22 AM, after I was dropped twice after waiting and additional two hours.
I have been trying to reset my email password, that Yahoo dropped for some reason, and then locked my account.
To unlock the account they put you in the circle of Hell...
Good Luck to anyone who may be ...more

I have worked tirelessly to get SEO for my businesses website. Despite being #1 local on Google, #1 organic on Google, #1 organic on Bing.. my company is not even found hardly on Yahoo. I am outranked by a company 1/20 the size of my company who's website was done in like the 80's (Not Mobile Ready), I am outranked by a company that is no longer in business- In fact I purchased the majority of his inventory. To say Yahoo sucks would be giving them too much credit. They must have some of the worst SEO analysis people in history and thus is why they make ZERO money and are being crushed by Google!

My Chrome seems to be in love with this crappy search engine since it doesn't matter how many times I delete this sorry excuse for a search engine it always comes back...hell I can't even open up a new tab without it coming back...this search engine can be compared to a virus considering it doesn't go away no matter how hard you try...hell I had less trouble getting rid of Norton

Yahoo is usless and gives you absolute trash answers to questions. It often redirects me to ansewer.com and then that redirects me to armstrong.com.

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16 Wow.com

It sucks. I used it to get here and almost died from cancer.

17 Yandex

I vote for Donald Trump

Never heard of it? There's a reason...

HOLD IT, Yandex is terrible. The worst ever. Why does it get your results in different languages! I'm sure that the browser is a virus, it sound like Yontoo. This is bad. I hate it. MISERABLE.

I LOVE YANDEX!

18 Millionshort

Literally this search engine removes the first million results, hence its name. So all you get is unrelated crap

The search engine that wants to be crap.

awful...

lovely

19 Askjeeves

Its retarded

I love ask jeeves

20 Thesmartsearch.net

Doesn't exist nowadays...

It's a virus... and is terrible too!

21 Kiddle.co
22 Sweet Search

It's not a search engine, it's a virus

23 ChaCha

Worst search results

24 Hotbot

Hot bot is a copy of Google try it and youll see what I mean

25 Gigablast

Horrid style. Horrid results.

Not many results,takes forever to load.

lol

26 KidsClick

YouTube elephants

No results at all.

27 SafeSearch

Virus...

28 Kiddle

It is super lame because it only shows baby stuff

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