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Google removes the 'view image' button from Google Images

Google has decided to remove the 'view image' button from Google Images

Jak Connor | Feb 16, 2018 at 4:30 am CST (0 mins, 38 secs time to read)

Google has made a big change to their image search today, they have decided to remove the 'view image' button, making all of our lives just that little bit harder.

Google removes the 'view image' button from Google Images |

The 'view image' button was mostly a quality of life feature, giving access to the fulll resolution of the image without having to visit the website of the user that uploaded it. Now that feature has been removed we are forced into loading the website and visiting it.

To be completely fair, the initial removal makes sense as Google would of been harassed by numerous people asking for this feature to be removed. An example of people would be photographers, publishers or anyone that wanted their image strictly on their website and not stolen.

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Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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