Google Knowledge Panels Gets Small Update For Newsy Topics

Jun 27, 2023 • 7:11 am | comments (3) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine

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It looks like Google is rolling out a small update for knowledge panels in the mobile search results with more card-like results and a larger card at the top and also summary cards.

This was first spotted by Shalom Goodman who posted these screenshots on Twitter. He said, "I’m noticing a new layout on mobile SERPs which looks like the “Highly Cited” offering from earlier but here, it’s appearing even without the Highly cited flag."

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Then, way way after Shalom spotted this, Mordy Oberstein noticed it as well. He posted some examples on Twitter and said, "Seeing a slightly different Knowledge Panel format on some mobile browsers when news results are relevant 1. Leading with 1 large news card and 2. Wikipedia summary labeled as "at a glance."

Here is his screenshot (click to enlarge):

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This he said is the old design:

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Forum discussion at Twitter.

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