Technology is advancing and the day is not late when we will be able to convert energy into mass. However, before that happens, Google has something for you. It has introduced its reverse image search.
What isGoogle’s reverse image search?
How we have grown up working with Google is the good old way of using text search. You would type in the word you need written text, images or videos for. Google would show you the results in accordance with the search keyword relevancy. However, text is now all you can use now to search related content on Google anymore. As the name implies, reverse image search is a feature by Google that you can use to browse content through images you already have on your computer or mobile phone. Google reverse image searching is the best mechanism to drive quality in any image.
Who is reverse image search useful for?
There are a million ways you can use the reverse image search feature. Imagine you went on a trip and you took photos of a historic place. Two months later, you have no idea what that place is called and you need to recommend it to a friend of yours. Using the reverse image search, you can not only find similar images but also the name of the place. If you are a graphic designer, there often will be times when you will have an image but you won’t be able to use it because even though it is nice, it is not great enough. Using reverse image search, you can find similar images for your project. If you are someone who works with SEO as a content creator, WordPress in particular, you will often be taking images off Google to use in your content. But again, you may not remember the sources of all the images you have on your computer. You know how important it is to give proper credits to all the images that you use on your blog. In this case, reverse image search can find you the source. Likewise, there are often times when you have an image but you can’t use it because of its small size. Through reverse image search, you can find the same image in a bigger size on a different source.
How to use reverse image search?
According to Google Help, the search shows you a few things when you use an image to search on Google. It shows you images similar to yours, sites that include the image and other sizes of the image you searched for. There are 4 browsers you can use on your computer to search: Chrome 5+, Internet Explorer 9+, Safari 5+ and Firefox 4+. So if you have a different browser or an older version of any of these 4 browsers, this feature will be unavailable for you. In order to do a reverse image search. Next, you need to select the ‘search by image’ button. Here you can use a link to share the image or upload the image from your computer. Either way, you will be able to search easily. Google will show you the relevant results just like a normal Google search.