Are you interested in finding an image in Google through a reverse image search? Many internet users have heard of reverse image searching but aren’t sure how to use it. If you’re wondering how to upload a photograph and how facial recognition technology work, we can help.
We will teach you how to search, what to expect from the results, and what to do when you don’t find what you’re looking for. A reverse image search, whether it is done through a site like Google or a high powered reverse image search site like Social Catfish relies on artificial intelligence (via an algorithm) to find exact and similar matches for images.
This might involve a search which prioritizes facial recognition technology, or yields matches based on color, size, and shape. Although Google does have a reverse image search, it is harder to find than you’d expect.
To Use Google’s Reverse Image Search, Do the Following:
Go to Google Images
If you go to Google.com alone, and you will only be able to search by word. You will know you are on Google Images when you see a camera icon to upload your images.
Insert the image URL or select the camera icon- through which you can paste an image URL or upload an image.
Consider Cropping Your Image
If you are going to upload an image you cropped from somewhere else on the web, it might have additional background details which need to be removed. If you can, crop out website names or icons (such as social media icons) that have been added to the photo or image.
Have More Than One Photograph?
Don’t stop with one search, try several, as one image may receive more results than another.
You can add a keyword to your image search and should do so to fine-tune results, for more accuracy. Google may auto-insert a search term which hinders results. Be sure to remove it if you don’t find what you’re searching for.
Your results will show you how many matches have been found or if no matches were found. You also may see a Google message, such as, “No other sizes of this image found”, etc.
If you don’t find what you’re looking for, try a specialized search site like Social Catfish. For roughly the price of a cup of coffee, you can upload and search image(s).
The benefit of searching through Social Catfish is that you will receive an alert on your account when matches for images are found. This is helpful, as even when you aren’t searching, Social Catfish continues to scan the web!
How did Google Images work for you? Luckily, advancements in artificial intelligence and facial recognition software are being made all the time. Not sure why you aren’t finding a match and feel confident that results are somewhere on the web?
Search Specialists are trained to help find the results that are lurking in the dark corners of the web, trying not to be discovered.
Find who you’re looking for at Social Catfish. We have fine-tuned searching by name, username, email address, phone number, and image.