Google Gives You More Images, If You Ask Nicely

The Google Search Blog announced two new user interface changes for image results on the Google web search results. Google has added a larger thumbnail image when you hover your cursor over image and Google will show more images when Google can detect your search intent asks for it.

For example, a search for [flowers] returns these results and when you hover over an image, it expands:

But when you search for [flower images] you many many more images:

You can trigger the web results to show more images by adding keywords like “photos”, “pictures”, and “images” to a query.

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Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Images | Google: User Interface | Google: Web Search


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  • Mike Bourke

    Or you could simply click on the \Images\ link below the \everything\ – which actually only includes a subset of image results – and get even more. Before telling people how to use Google, perhaps you should learn how to use it yourself?

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