Archives Tag: Google Images

New Ways to use Google Image Search

Google announced late last week that there are a few new ways to use Google Image Search. Image Search has been a service of Google for a long time now, but there had been little work done on it in the past 10 years besides core algorithm updates. Nothing that was a user-interface change in […]

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AdSense Now on Finance and Images

Google has gone ahead and taken the liberty to start advertising on two of their online properties; Google Finance and Google Images. Here’s what Google is doing with these ads. Having ads on various online properties is still relatively new for Google, aside from running ads on the google.com search engine. Yahoo!, however, has been […]

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Putting a Face to a Name [with Google Contacts]

Ever wanted to batch manage/edit images for your contacts so you can put a face to a name? Now you can [more easily]! It’s not fool proof and it will not always do it for all of your contacts, but it should do it for at least some of them. This tool will let you […]

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Google Loses German Lawsuit Over Image Searches

Google officially lost the lawsuit brought to them by a photographer in Germany. The issue at hand was a case of copyright violations; displaying images without prior consent from the artist. Google’s preview of a picture by German photographer Michael Bernhard violates his copyrights, the Regional Court of Hamburg ruled, his lawyer Matthies van Eendenburg […]

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Google Images thinks Microsoft is Yahoo! Already

I was doing some image research for an article recently and had to take a second look at the results. So I was searching for “microsoft” through Google Images, but here are the results I came up with. Of course, I realize this is probably just temporary from all Microsoft+Yahoo! negotiations going on, but Google […]

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ALT Tags Presentation by Matt Cutts

Matt Cutts put out a video about ALT tags in images. It’s an elementary concept that he explains, but a good presentation for those who are uninformed of ALT tags.

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Enlarge Google Images with Ease

click to enlarge Here’s a nifty Greasemonkey script that lets you enlarge images when viewing Google Images without moving away from the page. If you want to use this script though, you will need to have Greasemonkey installed already in your Firefox browser. View script source

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Fun With Google Images

Here’s a nice little trick to play with Google Images. I’m not sure if it’s part of the Google code or part of the client side, but it sure is fun! Step 1: Visit Google Images Step 2: Type in the following javascript javascript:R=0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3=1.6; y3=.24; x4=300; y4=200; x5=300; y5=200; DI=document.images; […]

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