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Google Adds New Image License Metadata For Licensable Image Label

A new structured data element for image license metadata has been released by Google that allows Google Images to show a licensable image label in the search results. The CEPIC, the European picture agency, wrote about this on its blog saying “We are happy to share now that Google Images is releasing a metadata framework through for [...]

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WordPress 5.4 Will Add Lazy-Loading to All Images

In an announcement made by WordPress, WordPress 5.4 could feature image lazy-loading by default, which enables the "loading" HTML attribute on all IMG elements. WordPress publishers will not have to use JavaScript or third party plugins for lazy-loading their images. The lazy-loading HTML attribute tells a browser to wait before downloading an image, or to [...]

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Google Showing Product Availability Markup In Image Search Results

On Google's image search results page, the company is displaying the availability of products to users. This was spotted by Frank Sandtmann, a Hamburg-based digital marking consultant. He noticed that the feature was in English, German and Polish image search results. The image search results for the query “rpg dice.” Powered by product Schema markup, product [...]

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Google Beats Out Microsoft, Amazon, IBM In Image Recognition Study

Over at Perficient Digital, an image recognition study was released that looked at the accuracy of the respective technologies. The study found that Google Vision beat out the competition, which included Amazon AWS Rekognition, IBM Watson and Microsoft Azure Computer Vision. As you can see below, Google has scored the highest among the technologies: There were [...]

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Google Image Search Launches New Image Preview Box

It appears that, after about a month or so of testing, Google has launched a new design and interface for the image search preview box. This new box displays the image in a larger frame, with more details about the image and other related images. The image search box sticks to the right side, so [...]

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‘Swipe to Visit’ has arrived on Google Images

Google has launched “Swipe to Visit,” an Images search feature that displays a preview of an AMP-enabled website's header after a user selects an image result. After that, the users can swipe up on the preview to load the images's corresponding web page. Swipe to Visit in action. Source: Google. With visual searches, users can [...]

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Google Adds Shareable GIFs To Image Search Results

There is now a "Share GIFs" section in Google image search results that allows users to immediately share GIFs to different apps. This feature is powered by Google’s own GIF search engine, which has grown considerably since acquiring Tenor last year. Google says that search interest in GIFs has nearly tripled in recent years: “GIFs have become [...]

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Now Live: Google 3D Images And AR Integration In Mobile Search

A few weeks ago, Google had announced at its Google I/O event about its support for 3D images and AR within search. This feature is no live and available for use. Searches are able to search for objects such as [shark], [lion], [panda], [alligator] and the such. When users perform these searches, they can see [...]

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