Google Tests Search & Local Snippet Result Blend

Mar 17, 2023 - 7:31 am 0 by
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Google may be testing a new search result snippet that blends a typical search result snippet with a local snippet result. This one has the favicon, sitename, URL, title and image but it removed the description portion and replaced it with local features, like map, directions, call and hours.

This was spotted by Manish Chauhan who posted this screenshot below on Twitter:

Google Search Snippet Local Test

This is compared to what I see, a normal snippet:

Google Search Snippet Normal

I kind of wish the description was also in this test, but they add the local elements on top of it.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: Another variation of this:

 

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