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Google removes ‘View Image’ button from image search

Postby sidd finch » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:02 pm

Well this is really a bummer. Google has removed one of the coolest search functions. The ability to just view the image.

Say goodbye to the "View Image" link in Google Images. Google announced a few changes to its image search today, one of which being the removal of its option to check out an image without visiting the site that hosts it. It might be a bummer for some, but since it was a stipulation of Google's settlement with Getty Images, it was only a matter of time before it happened. In a tweet, Google said today that the changes "are designed to strike a balance between serving user needs and publisher concerns, both stakeholders we value."

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Re: Google removes ‘View Image’ button from image search

Postby MrGrunthunter » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:34 pm

That is a real bummer ! ! !
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Re: Google removes ‘View Image’ button from image search

Postby Chuck Engels » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:09 am

Wow, I am going to miss that feature but I definitely understand why.
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Re: Google removes ‘View Image’ button from image search

Postby Ron » Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:01 pm

Hm, I've personally never noticed the feature; I always right-click >> View Image in the browser.

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