Google Drops Magnifying Glass In Search Bar For Text Search Button

Aug 7, 2019 - 8:13 am 3 by
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Google Magnifying Glass

Google has dropped the magnifying glass in the search bar and substituted it for a text based search button. We saw Google testing this out a couple months ago and it now seems to be almost fully live.

Here is what it looks like now (click to enlarge):

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Here is the old look with the magnifying glass:

Google Search Box Normal

Yes, this is a small change but any small change can impact searchers and webmasters.

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