Along with a $2 million fund for developers to create software to combat child porn, the search firm is trying to create a new database that allows online firms to swap information about offensive images, then eradicate them from the web.
A startup called Curalate is developing a product that predicts which images will have the most success on platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest. Brand images without faces and red pins get more repins, for example.
Here we visit the United States
Library of Congress where Helena Zinkham, who runs the prints
and photography division of USA's Library of Congress, talks to me about
how they get images from the library onto Flickr and what that’s done
for the library itself. This one is worth the watch.