DuckDuckGo is nowhere near challenging the search engine giants but it is one of the most popular alternatives out there.
The company has just revealed that they are now seeing around 1 million direct searches per day.
We received over 1,000,000 direct searches yesterday for the first time ever!duckduckgo.com/traffic.html
— duckduckgo (@duckduckgo) February 14, 2012
They hit the milestone on February 13-14.