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How to use TinEye to search for an image online

TinEye Reverse Image Search

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!

What color is this dress? TinEye’s color algorithm tells you

It’s always a great day in the TinEye HQ when we can settle team arguments using our own technology. You have probably heard about a photograph called “the dress”, that has polarized the web. Well, our TinEye team is divided into 2 fiercely opposed camps: the blue and black versus the gold and white camp. So instead of arguing over colors (!) we settled this like grown ups: we...

MulticolorEngine: color search with tags

TinEye color search fans rejoice! One of the most requested feature for our TinEye color search lab is the ability to not only search by color but also refine searches by using tags. And that’s what you are going to be able to do as of now: our new color search lab incorporates tags. You can now search 20 million creative commons images using both colors and tags.

Introducing color search for Apartment Therapy

Apartment Therapy introduces color search powered by our MulitcolorEngine API! Insert happy excited GIF right here! Thanks to a partnership with Sherwin Williams, Apartment Therapy house tour photos are now searchable by color. Go ahead and give it a try. You can pick up to 5 colors for your searches.

How to find high resolution images with TinEye

It seems rather likely that if you are searching for an image, that you would want to find the largest version of that image, right? TinEye has a set of features that allow you to find the largest image in your TinEye results. This can be helpful in finding out additional information about the image you are looking for. For example, let’s say you are trying to find the owner of an image but...

Doubleplus Chutzpah!

  Doubleplus Chutzpah or when a company in your industry helps itself to your images! Sometimes what we find when we look at where our TinEye graphics appear on the web (we are an image search company after all!) is not really surprising. Like our corporate logo in the profile of an Elance designer we don’t even know! That’s not news as this type of thing happens everyday on the web...