Report: Google Showing More Local Packs Internationally

Aug 17, 2017 - 7:32 am 0 by
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RankRanger is reporting a huge increase in the local packs showing up internationally, outside of the US. They said on Twitter that the "local Pack sees coordinated international boost."

Here are some country by country percentage increases for the local pack:

  • Finland: 449%
  • Germany: 69%
  • Spain: 544%
  • South Africa: 35%
  • UK: 45%
Here is their chart from their SERP features tracker:

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This seems to be the pattern internationally both on desktop and mobile results.

Have you noticed this from your searchers outside of the US?

Forum discussion at Twitter.

 

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