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Bing Copies Pinterest’s Approach To Image Search

Bing Copies Pinterest’s Approach To Image Search

By Chris Crum April 17, 2015

Last week, Bing announced a redesigned image search experience across both desktop and mobile. The changes, it says, will result in more traffic to websites. In fact, it suggested that site will not only get more traffic, but higher quality, …

Biz Stone’s Jelly Launches, And It’s ‘A New Way To Search’ Biz Stone’s Jelly Launches, And It’s ‘A New Way To Search’
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We’ve been hearing little bits about Jelly, the latest startup from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone for about a year, but the product has now been formally introduced. They’re calling it “a new way to search.” More specifically, you take pictures …

Pinterest Acquires VisualGraph And Its Visual Search Technology Pinterest Acquires VisualGraph And Its Visual Search Technology

Pinterest announced today that it has acquired VisualGraph, an image recognition and visual search technology startup. “VisualGraph’s two employees — founder Kevin Jing and colleague David Liu — will be joining the Pinterest engineering team today,” a spokesperson for Pinterest …

Bing Improves Image Search With Deep Learning Bing Improves Image Search With Deep Learning
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Image search is a cornerstone of any search engine. That’s why both Google and Bing are doing everything they can to improve image search to bring up the most relevant images for any search imaginable. While some may argue that …

Could Google’s SafeSearch Be Costing You Traffic By Filtering Your Safe Images? Could Google’s SafeSearch Be Costing You Traffic By Filtering Your Safe Images?
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There’s an interesting thread in WebmasterWorld, in which one webmaster claims that Google is filtering non-explicit image results from their site when SafeSearch is selected. Have you noticed Google filtering safe results with SafeSearch? Let us know in the comments. …

Google Reportedly Working On Image Search ‘Collections’ Feature Google Reportedly Working On Image Search ‘Collections’ Feature
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Google is reportedly working on an image search feature that would let users create collections and save image results apparently for personal use like research. Alex Chitu over at Google Operating System (an unofficial Google news blog) shares some source …

Yahoo Partners With Getty Images For Travel Image Results Yahoo Partners With Getty Images For Travel Image Results
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Yahoo announced a new update to Image Search today, which showcases scenic photos of destinations when you search for locations. When you search for a place or country, Yahoo will show Getty Images from that location. “This partnership allows us …

Bing Now Lets You Search Images By Usage Rights Bing Now Lets You Search Images By Usage Rights
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Bing has launched a new image search feature that allows you to filter image results by license. You can elect to see only results in the public domain, those that are “free to share and use,” “free to share and …

Google Makes More Changes To Image Search Google Makes More Changes To Image Search
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Google has been making quite a few changes to Image Search lately. Earlier this year, they launched a major redesign, which webmasters and photographers have been less than thrilled with. Google said that the changes would likely increase clicks to …

Google Adds New Personalized Photo Search Feature Google Adds New Personalized Photo Search Feature

Google announced that you can now find photos, and connect with friends, places and events from your Google+ photos from Google Search. To do so, go to Google, sign in, and search for “my photos” or “my photos from new …

Heather Graham And The Difference Between Google And Bing Heather Graham And The Difference Between Google And Bing
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As we’ve reported on several times, Google has started cleaning up its Image Search experience, sometimes making results less relevant in the process. In fact, some other things that Google is doing these days make for a much more censored …

Google Image Search Changes Have Not Been Kind To Webmasters Google Image Search Changes Have Not Been Kind To Webmasters
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Earlier this year, Google launched a new design for its image search, and ever since, there has been a substantial amount of backlash from webmasters claiming that the changes have decreased the amount of traffic they get to their sites. …

Bing Adds Pinterest Pinning To Image Search Bing Adds Pinterest Pinning To Image Search
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Microsoft announced today that it has added a new Pinterest pinning feature to Bing Image Search. The self-explanatory feature lets users pin images directly from the search results page. You don’t have to install the “Pin It” bookmarklet on your …

Google Makes It Easier To Find Animated GIFs Google Makes It Easier To Find Animated GIFs

Google announced a new “Animated” search filter in “Search Tools” in Image Search, which will (obviously) allow you to quickly find animated GIFs based on your query. As Google points out, this image format has been around for a long …

Is Google’s New Image Search Increasing Or Decreasing Your Traffic? Is Google’s New Image Search Increasing Or Decreasing Your Traffic?
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Last week, Google announced a new design for its Image Search. It’s been rolling out, so maybe you have it by now. One thing that was interesting about this particular launch is that Google made a major point of talking …

Google: New Image Search Increases Clicks To Sites Google: New Image Search Increases Clicks To Sites
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Google announced the launch of a new format for its Image Search. If you’re not already seeing it, you should within the next few days as it continues to roll out. The new design displays the image’s metdata below the …