Larger Google Images & Region Tags In Google Search Results

Dec 3, 2009 - 8:46 am 0 by
Filed Under Google

Google announced two changes to the search results. The first is larger images in the search results for some searches and the second is region tags in the search results. Let me explain both.

The larger images may show up in the search results, when Google thinks an image should be highlighted. For example, the before and after:

Before:

Google Images

After:

Google Large Images

Google also announced a new regional tag that will show up in certain situations in the Google search results. The region tags tell the searcher that the site is from a specific country or region. This region tag will only show on about 1% of the search results, Google said. And they have to meet these criteria:

We currently show region tags only for certain domains such as .com and .net where the location information would otherwise be unclear. We don't show region tags for results on domains like .br for Brazil, because the location is already implied by the green URL line in our default display. In addition, we only display region tags when the region supplied by the site owner is different from the domain where the search was entered.

Here is a picture:

Google Region Tags

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Volatility, Indexing Bugs, Google Ads Broad Match Default & YouTube SEO Tips - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 12, 2024

Jul 12, 2024 - 10:00 am
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Volatility, Indexing Bugs, Google Ads Broad Match Default & YouTube SEO Tips

Jul 12, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Maps

Remove Thumbtack Book Links In Google Business Profiles

Jul 12, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

New: Google Search Console Let's You Add Your Shipping & Return Information

Jul 12, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google

Google Search Tests Autoplaying Video Thumbnails In Results?

Jul 12, 2024 - 7:31 am
Bing Search

Bing Search Tests Voting On Search Results

Jul 12, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Bing Maps Adds Features & Augmented Reality