Google Is Adding Captions to Google Images

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Over the past year, Google has made some changes surrounding image searches in an effort to discover more information and to indicate where images are coming from.

To give images even more context, Google is now adding captions to image results. When you Google search for images, there will be a caption in bold underneath each image. The caption will include the title of the web page where the image is published.


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"This extra piece of information gives you more context so you can easily find out what the image is about and whether the website would contain more relevant content for your needs," Google explained in a press release.

Here's what to expect:


According to Google, image captions are starting to roll out globally this week on the Google app (Android and iOS) and on mobile browsers. No word on when the changes will go into effect on desktop browsers.