Moz Shows Google Featured Snippets Showing Up 17% More Often

Mar 3, 2016 • 7:36 am | comments (3) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

Dr. Pete Meyers from Moz reports that the Mozcast feature graph is indeed correct in showing that featured snippets are now showing up almost 17% more often, 16.6% as Pete put it. He said it now shows up for 7.1% of the queries that Mozcast tracks.

Here is the graph:

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Which queries? Here are some examples of new queries showing the featured snippets:

What does this mean to you? Either more or less traffic for your search results.

Of course, with the 4 ads and now this, it might be concerning for many.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: It seems to have gone back to normal:

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