Google Search Showing Fewer Image Boxes; 25% Drop

Nov 21, 2018 • 7:12 am | comments (1) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine
 

RankRanger noticed that not only are the video boxes dropping out of the search results, but also the image boxes. In fact, they noticed a 25% reduction in the number of times the image box shows up for their dataset in Google.

Their SERP tracking tool shows this drop off for image boxes in Google search:

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This seemed to have happened around the November 15th update but that may be completely unrelated to this specific update and might just be a coincidence.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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