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Search TinEye with copy and paste

At TinEye image searching is our passion, and one of our goals is to make it quick and easy for you to search the web for your images. To help with this, we have multiple ways to search an image on TinEye.com: you can give the address for an image on the web, upload an image file or even drag and drop an image file onto the TinEye homepage. We also offer browser extensions for Firefox and Chrome...

Launching our interactive image recognition API documentation

In addition to our reverse image search engine TinEye (which is free to use by the way!), we also license our image-recognition solutions in the form APIs that you can integrate into your products and services. When you use one of our APIs, we want you to get up and running as quickly and easily as possible. To help with that, we’ve launched all new API documentation. The updated...

The Future of the TinEye Safari Extension

In the latest version of Safari Apple has discontinued support for extensions in favor of a new extension format. If you currently use the Safari extension you will see the following message when you first open your browser after updating to Safari version 13: Apple’s new format no longer allows standalone extensions. Instead, you must first download an App and the App can install the...

Celebrating Earth Day!

I was at home working, staring at my laptop screen during the Easter holiday when I saw that outdoor company The North Face had launched a global petition to make Earth Day (April 22) an officially recognized holiday. Earth Day has been celebrated unofficially since the 1970s in North America. Earth Day was created by Gaylor Nelson, governor of Wisconsin (1958-1962) and U.S. Senator (1963-1981)...

Introducing profile pages for all TinEye APIs

You asked and we listened! We’re excited to launch our client profile pages and analytics for all our TinEye APIs. You can use the API analytics page to check: your search usage: this is the total number of searches you have completed using the API and your image collection size: which is the total number of images you uploaded via the API. You’ll also find a summary there of your charges and...

The highest form of flattery is… plagiarism?

We recently came across an exciting new website called PicQuery. It has a really awesome and clean design, but it seems familiar—because it has everything that TinEye has! TinEye colours, TinEye copy, exact copy-and-pasted HTML from the TinEye website, and even TinEye’s terms of service! Any decent high school student plagiarizing their homework will tell you there are TWO key steps to faking an...

How to use TinEye to search for an image online

To search by image, you use a reverse image search engine. TinEye is the original reverse image search engine, using image recognition with a growing index of billions of images. You can use TinEye to find out where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find a higher resolution version. Let’s learn to do a reverse image search with TinEye!

Reset your TinEye password!

If you have a TinEye user account we recommend that you reset your password today.
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