Reverse image search is a technique that allows users to find the related content of a specific image around the internet very easily. When you upload a photo from your computer and do a reverse image search, it will instantaneously show you nearly similar images of different resolutions and sizes. The images are virtually identical. You will see all identical images which are uploaded to varying websites including various social media networks. It can also be used to find amended and modified versions of an image. Reverse image search can be used to discover the origin of an image and even find the content creator. There are various reverse image search tools. They include Google, TinEye, Yandex Images, RevIMG, and Pixsy among others. Here will focus on the Google's reverse image search.
The Google's reverse image search is a modern and modified version of Google Image search. In Google Image search, the user types in the keyword to find the image while in Google reverse image search the user searches for related images by directly uploading an image or image URL. The benefits of using Google for reverse image search is that you get information about the exact image, first publishing date of the image, how popular the image is and which sites it can be found on the web. You can also use the Google reverse image search tool to find an apartment, the name of unlabeled products, to identify plants, animals, or to figure out the name of a celebrity, and more. The Google reverse image search is available on Chrome 5+, Firefox 4+ and Internet Explorer 9+. Below are four easy methods you can use to reverse search an image on Google.
Method 1: Upload the image to Google Images
Method 2: Drag and Drop the Image.
Method 3: Use Image URL
Method 4: Right-click on the image on the internet
It is crucial for a web owner to understand how to do reverse image search. This technique will help to measure the impact of your content marketing as the reuse of your images is a sign that you're content has resounded with your audience adequately. You could also use the list of sites that have your image, to build links back to your website.
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