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How to stop and image being reverse searched in Google?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by islandman1010, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. islandman1010

    islandman1010 Elite Member

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    Hi,

    I am ok with Photoshop and Photopaint but I am stuck now creating an ID for FB that quite often it comes back as "we cant give you access at this time" blah blah. I used to be able to get an image of an ID card and then use the templates I have for licenses and ID cards in PS to overlay a new one over one of someone holding a card etc. Used to work well but now I am thinking that FB can detect the original base image I used. I do save it a couple of times, resize it, I also add some noise etc to the newly created image and I remove EXIF data but I think I am missing something as my guess is that a reverse image search just shows the original. I have a few aged accounts that I would like to salvage but its not worth paying someone. The quality of the ones I make looks very good........... So what am I missing here? Can anyone help?
     
  2. SamLewis

    SamLewis Regular Member

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    I don't think so. I just downloaded a photo of google images, reversed searched it and it came up. I then flipped it horizontal and reversed searched again and it came back with a bunch of unrelated random images.

    Maybe they just detect if the image is an original upload or edited, see something like here http://imageedited.com/.
    Try taking a photo of your new image on your phone or something and upload from that.
     
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  3. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Someone once told me that tilting the image slightly will prevent it from appearing in Google Images.
     
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    Another way of preventing Google from indexing certain images is to add the following line to the HTTP header while delivering the image itself: X-Robots-Tag: noindex Dan Crow explains this here: googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/0 ... We at zeno.org are using this technique to prevent Google from indexing CERTAIN images (especially nudity in our gallery of paintings) so that we won't get filtered in the default SafeSearch moderate filtering. Needless to say that I hate this self-censorship, but I see no alternatives. Anyone else?Matt Cutts [​IMG] 8 years ago #You could also use User-agent: * Disallow: /*.gif I think both Yahoo and Google support wildcards in this way in a robots.txt
     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Once you have created the image, can't you just insert it into a PDF file and just send that?
    Not sure if it will work for your case but I have done it in the past.
     
  6. HoNeYBiRD

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    easy fix, besides modifying a pic to an extent where it doesn't appear in Google image search anymore (flipping a pic horizontally always works), you can decide not to use images which appear in it at all, nowadays there are several mobile apps (not just the FB owned instagram), where you can get profile pics from, those won't be indexed on Google or if it worth $5 for you, just hire a girl on fiverr

    although i'm not 100% convinced, that the image is what gives you away, FB can track you through a lot of shit which possibly connect you to your previously locked accounts

    your title is a bit misleading though, you don't really want to prevent the image to be reverse searched, but you want it to be unable to found :)
     
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  7. pombal

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    Yes you can. This is how i use cached images:

    • Take a screenshot or remove all meta data related to the image
    • Resize image and also crop (sometimes don't need to crop but i feel safer)
    • Apply mosaic effects
    • Apply emotions or words with cute tiles
    So this is the original image:
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    If you only take a screenshot it gets indexed (so no need to screenshot, just remove metadata).
    If you flip it, it results:

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    I've seen comments telling that only flip doesn't work, so apply also effects:

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    If you're using this for social accounts my best advise is to create a fake app website about sharing photos on social networks (return a 500 http code for the download phase), and paste a big ads in most photos you upload. If you also use an facebook app and page for that fake website gives the idea that you're using the phone when publishing, so this way you can schedule all the posts in code with extended living time tokens without looking suspicious.

    I've started this on the last days and found out the topic now. Test it, i do believe you can do it.
     
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