Articles tagged "getty-images"

Getty Images launches the Black History & Culture Collection, showcasing 30K photos of the African and Black Diaspora

Getty Images, one of the largest image holders in the world, has partnered with educators, researchers, and historians to launch the Black History & Culture Collection. It's a group of nearly 30K images of the African and Black Diaspora from the 19th century through the present day.

Getty Images announces the acquisition of stock photo platform Unsplash

It’s been announced that Getty Images is acquiring Unsplash at the end of the month.

Getty Images is phasing out rights-managed 'creative images' in favor of royalty free content

Getty has announced it's phasing out rights-managed licensing for creative images in favor of royalty-free licensing due to 'the changing needs of our [image buyers].'

Getty Images sued over 'deceptive' licensing public domain images

Digital marketing company CixxFive Concepts has filed a class action lawsuit against Getty Images over its allegedly 'deceptive' licensing of public domain images.

Google has removed the 'View Image' button from Image Search

As a result of its licensing deal with Getty, Google Images will no longer link directly to an image file from the search results. Instead, users will have to actually visit the site that hosts it.

Google strikes deal with Getty, will remove direct image links from search

The deal was struck in response to a 2016 lawsuit by Getty, which accused Google of "promoting piracy" by linking high-resolution images in its Image Search. This development should help cut down on what Getty calls "accidental pirates."