Searching For Similar Images

TinEye is a remarkable search engine that finds images based on an image you provide:

TinEye is a reverse image search engine. You can submit an image to TinEye to find out where it came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find higher resolution versions.

I was at a company’s website and thought the images there were too professional looking, depicting people too clean-cut for the company.

I wondered if the photo really represented the people in their company or was it a stock photo; that is, was it used on other websites?

It was.

tineye image result

It’s not perfect though:

Still, interesting engine. Useful for website owners to determine if their images have been stolen.

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