Periodic reminder that "Just google it" is dangerous advice. You're asking someone with professed ignorance of a topic to wade through a sea of adversarial SEO hacks and deliberate misinformation. This is how people fall for e.g. the propaganda from Autism Speaks.

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I also sarcastically love it when someone posts a link in an article or post about a subject that's just a google search for the thing. 'cuz clearly I don't know about how to do that.

Also also: Google's quality has gone to crap these last few years. To the point where duckduckgo is almost as good.

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@suetanvil @jaycie tangenting: so I've only *just* started trying it so this is not a recommendation, and yes I do hate Microsoft and would prefer ddg, but i encountered recently a critter who found Bing to be more helpful than Google nowadays??

So. That's something I'm beginning to use sometimes, esp if ddg doesn't get me what I want.

@aprzn huh, I'd never seen that anywhere? Might have just not seen that tho.

I have only tried using Bing a couple times yet when ddg wasn't quite as helpful as I wanted, so if they are super similar, i hadn't got to the point yet of figuring that out myself aha

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