Using Semantic Search to Find GIFs

Vector search powers some of the most popular services in the world. It serves your Google results, delivers the best podcasts on Spotify, and accounts for at least 35% of consumer purchases on Amazon [1][2].

In this article, we will use vector search applied to language, called semantic search, to build a GIF search engine. Unlike more traditional search where we rely on keyword matching, semantic search enables search based on the human meaning behind text and images. That means we can find highly relevant GIFs with natural language prompts.

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