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I want a search engine other than google, Are you connected with google

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I'm not liking my search engine to bias. Is Firefox partnered with any other search engines

I'm not liking my search engine to bias. Is Firefox partnered with any other search engines

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lynn12345678 said

I'm not liking my search engine to bias. Is Firefox partnered with any other search engines

It depends on the locale of Firefox as they can have different search engine defaults.

Mozilla actually wanted to get away from Google more which is what Mozilla did back in November 2014 in no longer making Google as the global default search engine in Firefox.

Fast forward to Firefox 57.0 in Nov 2017 when Mozilla went back to using Google as the default on U.S., Canada, Hong Kong and Taiwan because they needed a option to replace Yahoo in those areas that had Yahoo as default.

https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/11/14/firefox-features-google-as-default-search-provider-in-the-u-s-canada-hong-kong-and-taiwan/

Reasons for moving away from Yahoo is in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712925


Lots of search engines to choose from at https://mycroftproject.com/

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TyDraniu
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[[Change your default search settings in Firefox]].
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Hi lynn12345678, Google pays Mozilla to be the default search engine at installation time. You can change it after installation, as noted in TyDraniu's response and the linked article.

Hi lynn12345678, Google pays Mozilla to be the default search engine at installation time. You can change it after installation, as noted in TyDraniu's response and the linked article.
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lynn12345678 said

I'm not liking my search engine to bias. Is Firefox partnered with any other search engines

It depends on the locale of Firefox as they can have different search engine defaults.

Mozilla actually wanted to get away from Google more which is what Mozilla did back in November 2014 in no longer making Google as the global default search engine in Firefox.

Fast forward to Firefox 57.0 in Nov 2017 when Mozilla went back to using Google as the default on U.S., Canada, Hong Kong and Taiwan because they needed a option to replace Yahoo in those areas that had Yahoo as default.

https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/11/14/firefox-features-google-as-default-search-provider-in-the-u-s-canada-hong-kong-and-taiwan/

Reasons for moving away from Yahoo is in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712925


Lots of search engines to choose from at https://mycroftproject.com/

''lynn12345678 [[#question-1253380|said]]'' <blockquote> I'm not liking my search engine to bias. Is Firefox partnered with any other search engines </blockquote> It depends on the locale of Firefox as they can have different search engine defaults. Mozilla actually wanted to get away from Google more which is what [https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2014/11/19/promoting-choice-and-innovation-on-the-web/ Mozilla did back in November 2014] in no longer making Google as the global default search engine in Firefox. Fast forward to Firefox 57.0 in Nov 2017 when Mozilla went back to using Google as the default on U.S., Canada, Hong Kong and Taiwan because they needed a option to replace Yahoo in those areas that had Yahoo as default. https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/11/14/firefox-features-google-as-default-search-provider-in-the-u-s-canada-hong-kong-and-taiwan/ Reasons for moving away from Yahoo is in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712925 Lots of search engines to choose from at https://mycroftproject.com/

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