A Google Images Face search can be done by appending the code “&imgtype=face” without the quotes, into the search URL. i.e. Go to Google Images, search for something, then append the URL with the code given above, and hit enter. You get a facial search done!
eg : I searched for “Bat” using Google Images. I get the following URL -
Then, I appended the URL with the query &imgtype=face to make the URL -
- News Search - apparently, you can search for the latest images which have come up in the news. The working is exactly the same as face search, and you can do it by appending a small query -
Jun 11, 2007
Posted by Saim Baig
Face Search - Now you can search for only faces! It seems that Neven Vision, a company acquired by Google in 2006, specializes in facial recognition, and thus adds the feature of face search to Google Images.