On February nineteenth or so, Google considerably dropped the number of times featured snippets would present up within the Google Search outcomes. Properly, as of Friday morning, March twelfth, it seems to be like the proportion of time Google exhibits featured snippets within the outcomes are again to regular.
Listed below are screenshots from the monitoring instruments displaying them return to regular:
Seems like it’s again to the conventional saturation that it was previous to the drop on February nineteenth.
Glenn Gabe was the primary to identify this I consider:
Huge information. Featured snippets that had been eliminated are returning as of yesterday. I am seeing websites impacted present an uptick in visibility for FS. And checking those that dropped present FS returning to the SERPs. Very attention-grabbing… @rustybrick @lilyraynyc @dr_pete @MordyOberstein pic.twitter.com/1ZkbRep62Y
— Glenn Gabe (@glenngabe) March 12, 2021
Extra on the return of featured snippets. It certain seems to be like a near-full return for websites that had been impacted in February (the place Google eliminated featured snippets from the SERPs for head phrases). Try the trending for FS total, & then for websites impacted when filtering by FS’s: pic.twitter.com/flXQwGXRlO
— Glenn Gabe (@glenngabe) March 14, 2021
My intestine was that the drop was not intentional and it was a bug – however my intestine has been fallacious earlier than…
Discussion board dialogue at Twitter.