Google Local Ads With Expanding Images In Carousel

Oct 11, 2023 - 7:21 am 0 by
Filed Under Google Ads

Woman Selfie Local Store Google Logo

Google is testing a new ad format, at least I think it is newish, where it shows local ad that has images that expand when you swipe over them to move them in a carousel motion.

This is not to say we have not seen carousel images in local packs or shopping ads before, we have but this format, for normal Google Ad listings that pull in Google Business Profiles, I don't think I've seen.

Here is a GIF of it in action from Khushal Bherwani on X:

Google Local Ad Image Expand Carousel

And yes, when you click on the image, it takes you to the Google Business Profile, the local listing, for that business on Google. Does that count as an ad click?

Google does integrate your LSA photos with GBP photos.

Forum discussion at X.

Update: More are seeing this:


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Google Spam Update, Volatility & Indexing Bug, AI Overviews, Google Maps Exploit, Ads, Applebot - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: June 21, 2024

Jun 21, 2024 - 10:00 am
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Spam Update, Volatility & Indexing Bug, AI Overviews Tracking & FAQs, Google Maps Exploit, Google Ads, AppleBot & More

Jun 21, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Updates

Google June 2024 Spam Update Takes Target

Jun 21, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Search Images Go Missing? Might Be A Quality Issue.

Jun 21, 2024 - 7:41 am

Google Posts Safe Search FAQs

Jun 21, 2024 - 7:31 am

Google Tests Floating Search Bar In Google Discover

Jun 21, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Google Ads Serving & Spending Bugs Impacting Many Advertisers