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In another vertical approach to scaling the web, Google confirmed their purchase of here on the Google Operating System Blog earlier today.

Coupled with the visual search functionality presents, if /when they apply this platform on a large scale, Google stands to benefit from scaling this feature set into a variety of potential commercial features.

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Here is a video from the SEO Design Solutions Blog archives, when we selected for an SEO case study to reverse engineering and assessing the strength of a competitor’s website using SEMRush, Xenu Link Sleuth and other data mining SEO Tools.

Although the context differs from the topic of the acquisition, the takeaway here is Google gained a significant specimen to dissect, as is also an e commerce ranking juggernaut (with thousands of products, brands and rankings) using its sheer volume and on page prowess to devour markets one product at a time. traffic graph

over 90,000 keywords driving over 1MM Unique Visitors Per Month

It is strategies like this that shake the very foundation of the web. Google gets a powerful aged/authoritative  e commerce, visual search technology and a super affiliate publishing platform all-in-one.

One acquisition now (in the hands of the most powerful online company ever created – Google) could represent life-changing implications later through the trickle down effect,  (much like which is now the #2 search engine with over 2 billion impressions being served daily) due to the viral appeal and dynamic scalability Google can infuse.

Personally, I like like, but who knows what it will look like or what features will be borrowed, re-purposed or how this acquisition could change search as we know it. 

About Jeffrey_Smith

In 2006, Jeffrey Smith founded SEO Design Solutions (An SEO Provider who now develops SEO Software for WordPress).

Jeffrey has actively been involved in internet marketing since 1995 and brings a wealth of collective experiences and marketing strategies to increase rankings, revenue and reach.

2 thoughts on “Google Acquires Visual Search Engine
  1. jo says:

    the link above does not work. (think it has a space in)

  2. John says:

    Seems Google will buy/acquire just about each and everything that has slightest potential to pose a challenge to its hegemony in the search industry – sans BING.

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