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Google Picasa - Photo Selection

Vikas Kapoor
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Google Home page -> Change Background Image (left bottom) -> List of photos

Does anybody know how Google's selection process works?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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What do you mean? You mean how things get into the "public gallery" or "editor's picks?" The Picasa page is for the photos you've uploaded to Picasa already.


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Vikas Kapoor
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I am talking about 'Public Gallery'. How does Google choose photos for 'Public Gallery'? If you open one of the photos , you would see a comment from Picasa team "Congratulations, your photo was chosen as a featured photo!". So how do they select/pick the photos our of millions of photos? and I could not find any information about their selection process.
Bear Bibeault
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Isn't that something you'd have to ask them?


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Brian Rose
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Hi there, I'm Brian from the Picasa team. View count, comments, and Likes are indicators that help us choose Featured Photos at http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/featured?feat=featured_all#, but we also judge photos based on artistic merit and photo quality. Our team selects these photos as a group, so it's not an exact science by any means. If you have photos on Picasa Web you'd like us to look at, share your links or embed a few in our forum at http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Picasa/thread?tid=774b3ec1c457f625&hl=en
 
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