We’re pretty big Google Image Search users over here and the latest news out of Google is that a new sort images by subject field is heading to our search results.
Sorting by subject uses algorithms that identify relationships among images found on the web and presents those images in visual groups, expanding on the technology developed for Google Similar Images and Google Image Swirl. By looking at multiple sources of similarities, such as pixel values and semantic relationships, and by mining massive amounts of data, we can make meaningful connections and groupings among images.
The video below:
The service rolls out over the next week globally.