Why Google Image Search Might Slow Your Searching Down

Dec 24, 2010 • 8:07 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine

Google was all about speed in 2010 but when it comes to some of their search features there might be ways of speeding up even Google.

If you ever perform a search on Google's new Image Search interface you may be bothered by having to click back into the search box each time after previewing images. For example, if you search for flowers and then scan your mouse pointer over the images in the results and then realize you want roses, you will have to click back into the search box instead of just typing.

Google's text input focus within image search seems to lose its focus on the search box by simply hovering your mouse over the images.

Doesn't make sense? Watch this video and it should be clearer:

This was reported recently in a Google Web Search Help thread where Googler Nathan B. said:

Thank you for sharing your frustrations with this. We're aware of it and looking for ways to solve this problem.

Forum discussion at Google Web Search Help.

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