search cancel – A Search Engine For Faces

iFaceSearch.comQuite a novel (but nonetheless very necessary) website, iFaceSearch is an engine that is wholly devoted to face search. On the site, all you have to do is key in the name of a person, and iFaceSearch will then find pictures of that individual.


A service such as this one is very well-suited to the current state of the Internet, what with our personal information being more public than ever and the chances of an utter stranger getting in touch with us being at an all time high.

iFaceSearch works by taking the two main search engines on the Web today (Google and Bing) and combining what they do (through the corresponding APIs) with its own filter, and a proprietary algorithm.

When seeing the results you can choose from four different layouts, namely “Image Flow”, “Classic”, “HD” and “Low-res”. Explaining each in words would be a waste of effort – your best bet is trying them out in person and seeing which visualization would yield the best results for you. In Their Own Words

“Find all face pics of the web.”

Why It Might Be A Killer

When we are contacted by someone we don’t know, the first thing we do is to Google him/her, most of the time in order to find pictures. This site makes that process easier and more effective at the same time.

Some Questions About

In which ways could the search process itself become more configurable?


Author : Roger Hollings

Born and bred in Maine, Roger is one of the longest-standing writers for A translator by trade, he is passionate about art in all its forms. He enjoys both classic and contemporary literature, nature photography and music from both sides of the Atlantic. Fascinated by technology from an early age, he has always explored the ways in which computers let people articulate their thoughts and communicate better with the world at large.

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