Using tools that modify the search process or clear out the noise is a powerful way to refine your search and get faster and better results. Most important of all, however, is to know where a story begins – its origin – because that gets you closer to the facts behind the spin.
“Photos are incredibly powerful. They influence how we see the world. They even influence our memory of things. If we can’t tell the fake ones from the real ones, the fakes are going to be powerful, too.” – Sophie J Nightingale, Cognitive Psychology Research
These tools enable you to audit photos online. Knowing all the places a photo has been used or finding images that are similar to it can help you get the right visuals for your story. For photojournalists, Reverse Image Search shows you where else your image has shown up online.