Useful New Tool Does Reverse Image Searching - Give It A Try

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#1

I recently discovered this new, and experimental site, Tineye, where you put in a link to an image and it searches the web for other places where that image is located. I don’t know how extensive it is, but it works quite well. I recommend trying it.


#2

As a test I used an image from my own website, johncoate.com. To my surprise I found that a writer I never heard of, in several articles on a site I never heard of, uses my picture as their own thumbnail portrait.

I don’t know if i should be flattered or offended. I did write to the author, as well as the site, pointing out this minor piece of identity theft. But how weird…