When comparing Qwant vs Presearch.org, the Slant community recommends Qwant for most people. In the question“What is the best alternative to Google search?” Qwant is ranked 8th while Presearch.org is ranked 18th.
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Pro No user tracking
Pro Has a lite version
Pro Hosted in the EU
It uses a strict data regulation law.
Pro Good search results
Pro Ecosystem Qwant Maps, Music, Boards
They are building an ecosystem .
Pro Instant answers
They have like "shortcodes" named instant answers that let you have an answer from the Qwant interface (for example the hash of a word).
Pro Qwick commands (jump to any other search/website)
Use "&g" to jump to google;
&a for amazon;
&tw for twitter;
&ec for ecosia;
… More here.
Pro Private infrastructure and hosting
They own their servers .
Pro Ad free/Merchant independent
So far, Qwant does not sort searches based on Merchant.
Pro No filter bubble
Allows users to earn tokens for searches conducted on the platform.
Pro Community driven
The algorithms are provided by the community allowing for transparency and no manual manipulation.
Users can choose which engines they use most (i.e. Github for developers or image searches for artists).
Pro Easy working and customer friendly
Con They mainly use Bing results
It's a metasearch engine.
Con Based in France
While France is in Europe, the France government can ask for the information from search engine at any time so it's risky too.
Con Results non accurate as Google
They are not accurate as Google.
Con Not very good Android and iOS app
Con Filter by time restricted to max one month
Some other search engines offer a whole past year.
Con Requires to login to use it
You can't even read the "About" section without creating an account.
Con Portal vs. Engine
It's currently a search portal; the engine is scheduled for release sometime later this year.