Review Stars Returning To Google Search Results

Feb 25, 2016 - 7:44 am 7 by

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Last week we reported that Google started to drastically drop review stars from their search results. Well, after about a week of going review star hungry, it seems like the review stars are bouncing back up into the Google search results.

I am seeing reports at Local Search Forums and on Twitter that people are starting to see more review stars return in the search results.

The Mozcast Features report shows an increase as well:

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I guess it was a bug and it took Google some time to fix it?

Forum discussion at Local Search Forums and Twitter.

Update: John Mueller confirmed in this video that it was a bug that they fixed.

 

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