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Zim [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, March 21, 2009
11 years ago4,710 views

You can now narrow results by color in image search! (like in picasa):
Example:
images.google.com/images?imgco ...
images.google.com/images?imgco ...

(seen at twitter)

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Cool! All of these additions and filters are making Google Images an amazing search companion.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Well.. it's not always that good.. :/
images.google.com/images?imgco ...

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I think it did fairly well, all the pics with Red in them DID have lots of blue also...

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]David
You think thats bad.... :P
images.google.com/images?imgco ...

As James said, there is a lot of that colour in the picture.

I was going to say "It looks for the colour theres the most of, it can't tell what the picture is of", but then I realised theres the face search, so maybe they could look for the shape of a car and tell what colour it is :/

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

lol Martin.. :P

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

In my article for Zorgloob, I've displayed this example

"hulk" in green


zorgloob.com/images2/hulk_gree ...



"hulk" in red


zorgloob.com/images2/hulk_red. ...



"hulk" in yellow


zorgloob.com/images2/hulk_yell ...



:-)

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Eh..
Nice Tom! :)

Above 8 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]Zim:
Where did you see this on Twitter? When I posted about the feature, no other page mentioned it.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Good job uncovering this Ionut.

Wonder what else could be done in terms of image search types and restrictions?

Zim [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]Ionut: The source of the tweet turned out to be Matt Cutts [1], who retwited or read it at @googleos. I didn't noticed this, sorry!

[1] twitter.com/mattcutts/statuses ...

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