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Who is this a picture of? (The Mystery Thumbnail)

Drake ChambersDrake Chambers Lay out my formal shorts.Registered User regular
I listen to a lot of audio books while I'm driving, mostly downloaded from Audible. No matter what book I'm listening to, this is the thumbnail that accompanies it:

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I'm pretty much completely out of touch as far as current popular music is concerned so I'm kind of expecting an immediate recognition from another forumer. The picture doesn't bother me -- they're smiling and I'm happy to have them along for the ride -- but it's driving me nuts that I don't know where it's from or why it appears there.

I was actually happy to live with it until I saw a video recorded from inside someone else's car and the exact same thing is visible on their dash, so I know I'm not the only one.

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    White hat lady reminds me of missy elliot back in the 90s.

    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
  • So It GoesSo It Goes We keep moving...Registered User regular
    That pops up in my car on digital radio streams, when they don't have enough info to show me a picture of the actual artist or album

    I find it hilarious and I'm betting it's a stock photo of some kind

    Drake Chambers
  • chromdomchromdom Who? Where?Registered User regular
    Google image search comes up with https://www.geniolandia.com/13143754/como-ser-una-mujer-rapera which gives credit to the photo as Digital Vision./Digital Vision/Getty Images.

    So yeah, stock photo.

    Drez wrote: »

    Being quoted out of context is honestly what I live for.
    Drake Chambers
  • Drake ChambersDrake Chambers Lay out my formal shorts. Registered User regular
    chromdom wrote: »
    Google image search comes up with https://www.geniolandia.com/13143754/como-ser-una-mujer-rapera which gives credit to the photo as Digital Vision./Digital Vision/Getty Images.

    So yeah, stock photo.

    Well done! Thank you!

    Can I ask what magic you used in image search? GIS gave me a ton of crap not even remotely close to the original photo.

  • djmitchelladjmitchella Registered User regular
    And searching Getty for "female rappers digital vision" gets:

    https://www.gettyimages.ca/license/dv1488006

    so it is "Two Smiling, Young Women Standing Against a Brick Wall".

    For searching, I can just right-click on the image in Chrome and do 'search for this image', and I get three hits, one of which is the geniolandia one.

  • Drake ChambersDrake Chambers Lay out my formal shorts. Registered User regular
    And searching Getty for "female rappers digital vision" gets:

    https://www.gettyimages.ca/license/dv1488006

    so it is "Two Smiling, Young Women Standing Against a Brick Wall".

    For searching, I can just right-click on the image in Chrome and do 'search for this image', and I get three hits, one of which is the geniolandia one.

    Man, that's maddening. If I do the exact same thing in Chrome on my phone, it guesses "hip hopper" but finds no matching images.

    Same result on the desktop. WTF?

  • Drake ChambersDrake Chambers Lay out my formal shorts. Registered User regular
    Okay, now I'm way more agitated than I ever was about the original mystery because I don't get why GIS would produce different results for the same photo.

    Here's what I get on the desktop:


    3id9v25xdz8n.jpg

    bowen
  • chromdomchromdom Who? Where?Registered User regular
    And searching Getty for "female rappers digital vision" gets:

    https://www.gettyimages.ca/license/dv1488006

    so it is "Two Smiling, Young Women Standing Against a Brick Wall".

    For searching, I can just right-click on the image in Chrome and do 'search for this image', and I get three hits, one of which is the geniolandia one.

    Man, that's maddening. If I do the exact same thing in Chrome on my phone, it guesses "hip hopper" but finds no matching images.

    Same result on the desktop. WTF?

    I did almost exactly the same thing, but I hit Search Google for image.
    Let's see if I can paste my page clipping in here . . .
    aiijqp12zwyw.png

    Yup! So anyway, I went to a page that also had it, and there was the info. Don't know why it didn't turn up for you.

    Drez wrote: »

    Being quoted out of context is honestly what I live for.
    Drake Chambers
  • Drake ChambersDrake Chambers Lay out my formal shorts. Registered User regular
    Google, I guess. Grrr.

    Thanks!

  • Drake ChambersDrake Chambers Lay out my formal shorts. Registered User regular
    @djmitchella, I notice your link to Getty is a .ca address. I'm in the US. Maybe the difference is regional?

    @chromdom, are you in the US?

  • djmitchelladjmitchella Registered User regular
    Yes, I am in Canada -- but I'm also getting different results now than I was previously, for some reason. This time, I get two hits, for 'hip hopper', both searching google.ca and google.com. Not sure what's going on, but yeah, most likely it's The Mysteries Of Google at work.

  • chromdomchromdom Who? Where?Registered User regular
    USAian here. But I just tried searching it here at home, and didn't have the "Pages that include matching images" section

    Drez wrote: »

    Being quoted out of context is honestly what I live for.
  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Yup that was the issue I ran into too, reverse google search turned up bumpkis with "hip hopper" is the image and it didn't include pages that had the image either.

    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
  • Drake ChambersDrake Chambers Lay out my formal shorts. Registered User regular
    I tried again this morning. This time, it doesn't even guess "hip hopper". The guess is "JPEG" and the search finds one match: this thread. :D

    chromdomspool32
  • Inquisitor77Inquisitor77 2 x Penny Arcade Fight Club Champion A fixed point in space and timeRegistered User regular
    I tried again this morning. This time, it doesn't even guess "hip hopper". The guess is "JPEG" and the search finds one match: this thread. :D

    And thus, the Internet became sentient.

    Drake ChambersLovelyElvenshae
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