Danny Sullivan of Google stated on Twitter that Google has "heard feedback" on the "picture drawback" with featured clips. He added: "I’m notably pushing for enchancment right here." Google appears to be taking a look at methods to make modifications to it, so I wouldn't be shocked in the event you see assessments across the photos within the featured clips within the coming months.
With the excerpt change proposed by Google final week, there was a whole lot of confusion. But when a featured snippet reveals a picture from one other web site, that URL won’t be deduplicated.
Robert Watts and others have complained concerning the picture and the confusion across the picture related to a featured clip from a special web site. He stated:
1 / The format is commonly an issue as are the related photos. Photographs usually go to different areas or are deceptive for the question or the model. Add clearer differentials, place the url above the textual content, the place there’s a FAQ or different diagram, discover the integrations there. Hyperlinks to the location, and so on.
– Robert (@robwatts) January 30, 2020
Danny responded to this assertion:
The picture drawback, we heard feedback about it. I'm notably pushing for enchancment right here. A number of the others, I'll go them on, however including them may simply flip the featured snippets into common lists, which doesn't assist the format obtain the aim – spotlight a web page …
– Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) January 30, 2020
So, will modifications come? In all probability anticipate new assessments within the coming months however who is aware of …
Discussion board dialogue at Twitter.