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Everything you need to know about visual search.

Visual Search — The Ultimate Guide: Statistics, News, Trends, and Tips

A comprehensive resource for the latest on all things visual search, including trends, stats, news, and strategy tips. Last updated: July 28, 2020.

Clark Boyd
Aug 6, 2018 · 18 min read

Visual Search Guide: Table of Contents

What is Visual Search?

Why is Visual Search Important?

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Visual search strategy for fashion. Fashion brands can now engage with users through mobile phone cameras.

As part of a broader trend, visual search can be packaged under ‘sensory search’ alongside the well-documented growth of voice search and the introduction of more tactile interactions with websites.

Visual Search Statistics

Google Lens Search Statistics

Pinterest Visual Search Statistics

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Visual search statistics infographic

Visual Search Technology: Retailers

Visual Search Marketing: Brands Using Visual Search Today

Visual Search in the News

Visual Search Acquisitions and Fundraising

Pinterest Visual Search News

Wired podcast: Pinterest CEO on the future of visual search.
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Google Lens Visual Search News

Google Lens announcements presentation

Amazon Visual Search News

Facebook and Instagram Visual Search News

Visual Search Quotes

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The future of search
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Visual search: object detection
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Visual search: user behaviors
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Visual search: breaking down images
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Amazon visual search
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Visual search: ecommerce personalisation
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The evolution of search
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Why visual search will take off, according to Amazon
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https://www.bondcap.com/report/itr19/#view/86

Visual Search Charts and Graphs

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https://www.retail-insight-network.com/comment/rise-of-visual-search-2019/
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https://www.perficientdigital.com/insights/our-research/image-recognition-accuracy-study
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Created by author.
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Emarketer: https://www.emarketer.com/content/how-do-smart-speakers-stack-up-against-visual-based-retail-technology
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https://www.bondcap.com/report/itr19/#view/80
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https://www.bondcap.com/report/itr19/#view/79
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Business Insider: https://www.businessinsider.com/target-to-bring-pinterest-lens-to-app-2017-9
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Google Lens
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https://www.bondcap.com/report/itr19/#view/81
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https://www.emarketer.com/content/visual-search-2018
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Source: https://newsroom.pinterest.com/en/post/celebrating-one-year-of-pinterest-lens
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https://www.businessinsider.com/ebay-debuts-visual-search-for-mobile-app-2017-10?IR=T
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Source: https://www.searchenginejournal.com/visual-search-images/213324/
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https://sparktoro.com/blog/new-jumpshot-2018-data-where-searches-happen-on-the-web-google-amazon-facebook-beyond/
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https://heapanalytics.com/blog/data-stories/4-key-facts-you-should-know-before-allocating-ad-spend
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https://www.emarketer.com/content/pinterest-makes-roughly-7-per-user
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https://www.emarketer.com/content/pinterest-makes-roughly-7-per-user
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https://www.raconteur.net/technology/what-is-visual-search

Visual Search Trends

Challenges Visual Search Must Overcome

Visual Search Products and APIs

Visual Search Engines

Visual Search Resources

https://www.slideshare.net/ClarkBoyd/brightonseo-2018-september-28-how-to-optimize-for-visual-search

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