We take a closer look at Google’s reverse image search feature, explaining what it does, why it’s useful and how to use it.

Google reverse image search, more accurately called Google Search by Images, is a service the internet giant has provided since 2011. It’s accessible from the Google Images search box, and can be incredibly useful once you understand how to use it, whether you’re a photographer, on holiday in a foreign country, or if you’ve come across something unfamiliar that’s in some way piqued your interest