Modern web is a Panopticon's guard wet dream. We are being tracked by both private and state organizations. Data is the new gold rush and "Surveillance Capitalism" is the biggest game in town.
Browser: Firefox with add-ons + configs and Tor; Firefox mobile and Tor for android with orbot. Currently trying out LibreWolf Browser and Brave Browser.
Email: Mailpile on pc and K-9 Mail on mobile. I've changed my email accounts to protonmail and tutanota, but I'm still forced to use gmail sometimes.
Search: I'm a DuckDuckGo user since 2011 and it's getting better and better. A few others: Searx, Qwant, MetaGer, Swisscows.
- Read up how websites manipulate you into buying, subscribing to stuff you don't need and giving up your privacy: Deceived by design (pdf), darkpatterns.org