Google Photos will now recognize your pets better and group them

18 October, 2017, 00:55 | Author: Jeannette Greene
  • Google Photos will now recognize your pets better and group them

Google Photos has been increasingly using AI-infused computer vision smarts for a while to help its 500 million-plus users organize their snaps, including auto-rotating tools and self-curating features.

Google even claims the software works as pets get older - so photos of your dog as a puppy will be grouped with photos taken years later. "If you have a number of pets that are the same breed (such as a few yellow Labs), you might need to help the app by removing photos of a misgrouped pet, so the app can tell Lassie from Fido". Now, some developers claim to have found a way to do away with that requirement and reports suggest that they found a way to obtain abundant Google Photos storage on any device that runs either Android Nougat or a higher version of Android. I'm not sure why Google Photos decided pictures of random corgis were of my collie. The update rolls out in most countries starting on Monday. There is also an option to search by breed and animal emojis within the app. Check it out here and if you're on Chrome, expect browsing to be a safer experience now Google is testing out more advanced phishing detection.


Your furry friends are finally getting acknowledgment that they're not just an important part of the family - they're also an essential part of your photo library. The app now collects them automatically. However, the app nailed photos of an orange tabby cat (who's named Pablo, by the way).

Google is now working on the next update which would be more stable version of the Photos app with all the bug fixes and other issues reported by the users from around the world.

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