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Getty load of this: Google to kill off 'View image' button in search

jelabarre59 Silver badge

Re: Am I missing something?

But if they put up the low resolution file, they'll end up low on the search ranking and may be excluded based on size, because there's no way for a website to give the bot a low res file to link and say "I have these other resolutions as well".

But the people who are likely to be buying/licensing images from Getty are more likely to be searching through Getty's catalogue, right?

Oh, I get it; Getty's own image search engine must be crap, so they figure on leeching on Google's search engine for free. If they needed Google-grade search, perhaps they should just pay for a Google in-house search server.

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