Named TIME’s Best Invention of 2022 named one of the best inventions of 2022 by TIME Magazine

Disclaimer: This blog post was published prior to’s latest AI advancements and may not reflect our current capabilities. has transformed from a search engine to an AI assistant. With a foundation in search and the team’s AI expertise, was perfectly positioned to enhance LLMs with live access to the Internet to address issues around hallucinations and transparency. As such, is capable of tasks ranging from searching online to writing an essay, debugging code, creating digital art, solving complex problems, and more. Learn more about getting the most out of also offers its core technology through a suite of self-serve APIs. Get complete details about the YOU API.

Last week, was named one of TIME’s best inventions of 2022. The list highlights 200 extraordinary innovations changing how we live, and winners were chosen based on a number of key factors including originality, efficacy, ambition, and impact.

TIME magazine names one of the best inventions of 2022

Why is the best invention of 2022? won in TIME’s Apps & Software category for summarized web results, intuitive categories, and useful elements that let you complete tasks directly from the search results page. Unlike traditional search engines, with you can search beyond web pages, focus your search by a category, or use powerful AI apps that help you code, write, and create art.

We are private, personalized, and powered by you. We don’t sell your data to advertisers or follow you around the internet. We encrypt all requests, do not store IP addresses, and will never have privacy-invading, targeted ads. We also provide you with the most action-oriented search engine on the planet. With over 200 apps and two modes of operation, you can customize your search experience for utmost productivity. interface displayed on a monitor in front of a green background interface displayed on a monitor in front of a green background

Delivering on our vision for a better web

We are so honored to see YOU recognized for our work to make the future of search one that you can control.

“We left Salesforce in 2020 to pursue our dream of building a better search engine — one with better privacy, better results for professionals like coders, more social results, generative AI, less SEO sites,
and more choice and agency for the people.”

– Richard Socher & Bryan McCann, Co-Founders of

Built as an open platform, with an open invitation, everyone can participate in building the internet with trustworthy, intelligent, and time-saving apps.

We’re just getting started and hope you’ll join us on this journey. Expect a powerful engine that pushes the boundaries of technology.

Special thanks to our team members for all the hard-work, innovative ideas, and support!

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