Google Search Scroll To Text For Sitelinks Live In US Search Results

Back in November 2021 Google began testing Sitelinks that support the scroll to text feature. Well, it seems like this is fully live in the US desktop search results, as Brodie Clark said on Twitter.

Google Video Search YouTube Channel Label/Icon

I am not sure if this is new because when I search for videos, I use YouTube directly. But in Google Video search, Google will label YouTube channel landing pages with a play button and without a timestamp because the link takes you to the channel and not to a specific video.

Google Search Displays Larger Images Again On Desktop Results

Google Search is testing displaying much larger images again in the desktop search results. Here is a comparison of the normal image thumbnails in the desktop search results compared to the larger images in the desktop search results.

Google Search Can Write Its Own Knowledge Panels

Google Search knowledge panels sometimes show that it was written by Google itself. I guess Google uses AI or machine learning to write these knowledge panels. There are many examples of Google citing itself for some knowledge panels.

Google Tests What People Are Saying Search Results

Google seems to be testing a new search feature set that is named “what people are saying.” This shows search results primarily from online discussion forums on the topic.

New Google Featured Snippet: “From The Web” & “Other Sites Say”

Google is testing new types of featured snippet that is titled “From the web” and “other sites say.” This featured snippet includes multiple sources from the web, not just a single source, like most featured snippets.

Google Search Tests Side Bar Navigation

Google is testing bringing back the search options that is currently positioned at the top of the search results to the left hand side bar. Google had the side bar navigation as the default over a decade ago, and is now testing bringing it back.

Google “Found In Related Search” Returns

Back in 2016, we spotted a Google search feature named found in related search for recipe results. Now, it seems to be coming back as a feature for a multitude of queries and types of searches.

Google Things To Consider In Google Shopping Listing Detail Page

Google is also trying the Things To Consider feature not just in the main search results but also in product/shopping detail listing pages. I am not sure if it is the same algorithms working here or if it is just a similar title, but the title is “Things to consider” and then breaks down what […]

Google Tests People Also Ask Play (Listen To) Speaker Icons

Google seems to be testing a new search feature for the people also ask section where you can listen to Google read you the results of those snippets. There is a play speaker icon near each one.