PicFog is a real-time search for images powered by Twitpic, Yfrog, and Twitgoo. PicFog allows for quite a bit of fun.

3 Tools to See Fresh Images Shared Online

(The other two are reddit and flickr - what a nice club to be a member of!)

With practically every upturned garbage can or broken car window documented, police could rummage through Twitter to piece together what happened. Photos uploaded from the event are laid out neatly on a search engine called PicFog. Giants win sparks high-tech ‘riots’ in San Francisco, CNN

Claire Wardle (@cward1e) does training for the BBC. This video of hers is about flickr and PicFog search. (Watch from 3:00 to see the PicFog part!)

Venezuelan elections

Venezuela took over PicFog on Sunday - it was great to see a couple of newspapers using the PicFog widget:

Also some other mentions / tweets:

It was a good exercise for the widgets, we killed a couple of small bugs / annoyances too.

I have been showing Picfog to my journalism students for many reasons. I think Picfog offers a way for journalists to find ideas for stories and also to find people to interview. The fact people took a photo means they were at the location where the photo was taken, so they might make useful eye witnesses. I think Picfog is a fascinating tool. Stephen Quinn

Hhha! I don’t have to do a PicFog pitch video, it’s already done!

But, I couldn’t not check the internet. And it was fun to randomly check my referers and see that photo.fr just linked PicFog - so I went to the newsstand and took this quick photo of the article - and ran away!

But, I couldn’t not check the internet. And it was fun to randomly check my referers and see that photo.fr just linked PicFog - so I went to the newsstand and took this quick photo of the article - and ran away!

1000000 eyeballs!

1000000 eyeballs!

In a nutshell, […] returns great results, far more relevant than Google, whenever you’re searching for a topic that’s been widely discussed lately. And on the social web, everything of importance is widely discussed. Google needs to step up to this challenge, quickly, before it finds itself late for the real-time search train. PicFog Displays the Strength of Real-Time Image Search - Mashable