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...

Holiday hours & our best wishes for 2016!

We hope you are enjoying spending time with your family, friends and pets as much as we are! And as such our offices are closed from December 24th to January 1st, 2016. Not to worry, we are monitoring your emails and will respond to any urgent issue or support email we receive. Our regular office hours resume on Monday January 4th, 2016. We wish you an awesome holiday season and an incredible...

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 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.
Happy searching!

TinEye: Better look, faster search + filtering

Hello TinEye fans! If you have dropped by TinEye recently,  you will have noticed our new TinEye design. We’ve been busy, quietly releasing a number of updates both for you and our corporate image recognition clients. Today, we would like to tell you about what we have done to make TinEye more useful to you, our fans.

Did someone say 10 billion? Yes, we did!

TinEye fans, we hope that you wrap up your week with as much excitement as we have here in the TinEye HQ! We’ve reached 10 billion images and are gearing up for the next 10 billion. And thanks for joining us in this awesome adventure.
Happy searching and have an awesome weekend!

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.