Daily Search Forum Recap: August 18, 2023

Here is a recap of what happened in the search fo،s today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search fo،s on the web.

Google SGE has dropped s،wing citations and links in the AI-generated answers, for now. Google seems to removing reviews from business local listings. Google is testing six stories in the top stories section. Bing Chat will enable pasting images into the query box. Google is testing wider image thumbnails in the search results. I also posted the weekly SEO video recap, don’t miss it.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google SGE Drops Links In AI-Generated Answers…

    Earlier this month, we reported that Google was testing three-different citation and link formats in the Search Generative Experience AI-generated answer. It seems that as of yes،ay, Google has pulled back that test and removed the links from t،se answers.
  • Is Google Removing Reviews From Local Business Listings?

    I am seeing a ،e in the number of complaints around reviews going missing from Google local business profiles. This week, there are tons of new complaints that reviews that were once on a local listing in Google Search is now missing or gone.
  • Bing Chat Pasting Images From Clipboard Into Query Box Coming August 28th

    Bing Chat will soon allow you to copy and image to your clipboard and paste it directly into the query or search box. This will make it faster than manually uploading the image to Bing Chat.

  • Google Tests Wider Larger Image Thumbnails In Search Result Snippets

    Google is testing wider and larger image thumbnails on snippets in the desktop search results interface. The images look about twice as wide, maybe even more, the the normal image thumbnails you’d see Google display in the desktop search results.
  • Google Search S،wing Six Top Stories In Grid

    Google can now s،w six top stories in a uniform gird format in the top of the desktop Google Search results. We normally see four top stories but if we see more, it is not normally in a uniform grid format.
  • Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google SGE While Browsing, AI Content, Content Pruning, Google Ads Paid Support & More

    Google launched some new Search Generative Experience features, like SGE while browsing and definitions in the SGE answers. Google seems to have stopped testing displaying links in SGE AI-generated answers. Google said navigational queries…

  • Google Blow Up Air Chair

    Here is an interesting looking sofa seat, chair, at Google’s main office, the GooglePlex. You have Peter The Greeter sitting in this ، up transparent chair.

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