Expanding our TinEye index

Young TinEye is experiencing a growth spurt as of late, and he doesn’t show any signs of stopping. He must be eating his Wheaties.

We have been working away on our crawling approaches and our efforts are finally bearing fruit. For the past several weeks the TinEye image index has grown by roughly 2-3 million images per week using a series of new crawling approaches. This is a good foundation that we are now going to scale to bring you more images and current content!

You may not have noticed this since our TinEye results page rounds our image index to the nearest hundredth of a billion images (i.e. the nearest 10 million). But we’ve changed it to round to the nearest 100 thousand images so now it is easy to watch that number grow!

The expansion of our image index also means you will be seeing increasingly current content in your search results from blogs and other online publications.

So check back often and keep searching! Stay tuned for further developments as well as the ability to submit your sitemaps directly to TinEye.

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in addition to your webcrawling efforts, why don’t you add images submitted as the original search object by URL to the database each time a user makes a search?

Brad Aug 04 09 at 9:48 am

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