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!
Does TinEye keep images I upload during a search?
“What happens to the image I upload to TinEye for searching? Are they saved and added to your database? Can anyone else see them?” These are questions we often receive from our TinEye fans.
Using TinEye to find the copyright owner of an image
Here at the TinEye HQ we receive user questions about our reverse image search engine and its search results every day, which is wonderful (we are not complaining!). So we’ve decided to answer our user questions through a series of blog posts. This week’s question comes to us in many many many forms, but it can simply be distilled to: “How do I find the copyright owner of...
Simple way to use the TinEye API
As you know, reverse searches on TinEye are free for non-commercial use, and that means it is free for people like you and me who need to perform the occasional reverse image searches. But what if your use is a commercial use, say you work for a corporation, or are in need of high volume reverse searches and would still like to perform reverse image searches in a snap and without any integration...
TinEye API: Introducing new pricing for commercial reverse image search.
Great news for our TinEye API clients: we have recently rolled out lower pricing! We have been busy improving our infrastructure for large scale searching (more about that in another blog post) and we are happy to introduce our new TinEye API pricing.
TinEye Opera-Mini users, rejoice!
Thanks to all the Opera fans who got in touch after our TinEye site update. You will now be happy to know that we’ve updated the new TinEye site to work for our Opera Mini users!
Don’t forget: You may also use the Opera desktop browser extension to right click on any web image and search for it using TinEye.
MulticolorEngine Lab: Get my color – or color extraction
MulticolorEngine, the API powering our color search lab is now available for licensing. You have probably already played with our color search lab and already experienced addictive color searching but if you haven’t give it a whirl today.
Color search to make you smile!
It has been a busy few months in the TinEye HQ!
Our TinEye APIs are finally out of the oven and ready to take for a spin – we will talk about these another time – as today I would like to tell you about one API: MulticolorEngine. This is one of our favorite APIs and once you have played with it, you will join our fans!
Image Sleuthing the French way
in English (loosely translated): For example, to find out if the photograph of the homeless person used by Marine Le Pen comes from a stock photo site, use TinEye. Advice that Marine Le Pen – president of the Front National (France) should have been aware of before launching her campaign. Thanks Alexandre Léchenet and Laurent Lucas.
Imitation is the highest form of flattery?
oh @99designs you are so funny! One of our TinEye fans mentioned that a design being considered for a 99Designs contest used our TinEye mascot, and dropping by the 99Designs contest page here is what we see: