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

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Re: Wow...

They cannot. The ranking of the image actually depends on the quality and you are immediately disqualified if you offer google search crawler something different than what you offer Joe Average user.

Watermarking is not really an option in the day and age when people can use neural nets to do image processing. They are just too easy to remove.

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