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5 People Who Might Google You & What They Might Find

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5 People Who Might Google You & What They Might Find

It was only 15 years ago that the best you could do to find a person online was look for him on ICQ and hope you find his name. If you managed to do that, you were actually nowhere nearer to knowing anything about this person, except for the fact he owns an ICQ account. If you were very brave, you might have requested to add that person to your contacts, just to see what happens.

17-05-2013
5 People Who Might Google You & What They Might Find
Top 6 Visual Search Engines for Finding the Image You Want

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Top 6 Visual Search Engines for Finding the Image You Want

One of the biggest tasks we have at MakeUseOf is finding images for our articles. You see, we don’t have a separate staff of five hundred photojournalists who travel all over the world for us and take photographs to complement our articles. There isn’t a VR studio at the MakeUseOf online office where photogs can set up lengthy holo-sessions with professional models. No, dear readers. We have to find these images for ourselves.

01-05-2013
Top 6 Visual Search Engines for Finding the Image You Want
5 Unusual Uses of Google Image Search You Might Not Have Heard About

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5 Unusual Uses of Google Image Search You Might Not Have Heard About

What’s your main use for Google Image Search? Do you use it to search similar images? Or do you put it to any of the uses I listed in my advanced Google Search for images article quite a while ago? All of them are still relevant by the way. Then there are some of the more unusual uses of Google Image Search…alternatives that takes it away from the beaten path.

10-04-2013
5 Unusual Uses of Google Image Search You Might Not Have Heard About
7 Great Ways to Find Free Images Online

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7 Great Ways to Find Free Images Online

For more day to day mundane uses, we need free images for decorate a blog post, seek inspiration, set a wallpaper, make a collage, or just finish the school homework. This post thus takes a ‘back-to-basics’ approach and attempts to go over the same image searching ground as before, but in a more comprehensive manner. I hope to again show that searching for the right free image is easy enough, provided you know where to look.

17-09-2012
7 Great Ways to Find Free Images Online
Catch Image Thieves With Who Stole My Pictures And Also Put It To Five More Uses [Firefox]

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Catch Image Thieves With Who Stole My Pictures And Also Put It To Five More Uses [Firefox]

When it comes to textual works, we have seen how easy it is to catch the copycats. But what about pictures and photographs? Is image search that easy? Probably not; but that’s not to say it is impossible because image search technologies have evolved. Making an effort to defeat image plagiarism is this simple Firefox extension called Who Stole My Pictures.

28-08-2012
Catch Image Thieves With Who Stole My Pictures And Also Put It To Five More Uses [Firefox]
The Five Best Places To Find Free Creative Commons Photos

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The Five Best Places To Find Free Creative Commons Photos

Looking to add some images to your blog post? Obviously, I sympathize. All of the writers at MakeUseOf are on the prowl for ways to add some visual flair to our articles, but we also have to make sure we respect the rights of photographers while doing so. That’s why we like Creative Commons content.

29-06-2012
The Five Best Places To Find Free Creative Commons Photos
Bing Images vs. Google Images – Which Has Better Results?

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Bing Images vs. Google Images – Which Has Better Results?

Bing’s image search once challenged Google, offering more features and a better design. With infinite scrolling and the ability to search for similar images, Bing was legitimately better than Google at image search just a few years ago. But since then, Google has closed the ground and made a lot of progress. Where do they stand now, and which should be your image search engine of choice?

02-05-2012
Bing Images vs. Google Images – Which Has Better Results?
The 5 Best Sources For Animated GIF Images

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The 5 Best Sources For Animated GIF Images

I’m convinced that the animated GIF reveals something about humanity. Present your average person with a repetitive moving picture and they’ll become absolutely entranced. I’ve lost many hours of my life to dancing bears and dogs doing barrel rolls. Despite this, there’s no GIF-equivalent of YouTube. Browsing Google for sites offering animated GIFs will introduce you to website train-wrecks.

17-04-2012
The 5 Best Sources For Animated GIF Images
How Image Search Engines Work [MakeUseOf Explains]

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How Image Search Engines Work [MakeUseOf Explains]

These days you don’t have to limit your search to just websites. Many other forms of content are easy to find, including images. No matter what you’re looking for, an image is (for better or worse) just one image search away. You may wonder, however, how image search works. How are images sorted and classified, making it possible to find tens or hundreds of relevant results?

12-01-2012
How Image Search Engines Work [MakeUseOf Explains]
6 Free Websites for Public Domain Images and Free Stock Photos

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6 Free Websites for Public Domain Images and Free Stock Photos

Public Domain refers to material that is ‘publicly available’ and not covered by intellectual property or copyrights. In today’s media, where visual art is abundant, there is a high demand for images, for example for webdesign projects. As a consequence, there are many stock photography websites where artists can sell their photographs or image designs.

21-07-2011
6 Free Websites for Public Domain Images and Free Stock Photos