Now You Can Access 6.5 Million of 'LIFE' Magazine's Photos Thanks to Google

Millions of iconic photographs at your fingertips.

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Google has just teamed up with LIFE Magazine to give new purpose to its bank of some 6.5 million archival photographs. As a magazine that focused on photojournalism spanning from 1936 – 2000, some of the most historical moments were captured by the talented staff at LIFE. Recognizing the significance of such a treasure trove, and the value of having it accessible to the public, Google has put to work its Image Content-based Annotation (ICA) algorithm to help identify, tag and categorize each image for your convenience.

Those interested in testing out the LIFE Tags – Arts & Culture Experiments initiative, can do so at its main platform, but prepare to enter the rabbit hole, as the tag for “fashion” alone has over 700,000 results.

In other news, Google has upped its attempt to thwart copyright infringement after its depute with Getty Images.

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