Google begins experimenting with featured snippets
in 2014, Google began answering advanced questions on the prime of its search outcomes with detailed responses (or solutions) taken from web sites.
Does that sound like featured snippets? It ought to. As a result of it was.
We all know from Google that featured snippets had been launched in January 2014. We don’t know the official date Google started testing it, however this was the day Search Engine Land first reported on the brand new search function.
We didn’t but know these solutions had been referred to as “featured snippets,” however clearly that’s what we had been seeing. All Google would say on the time was: “we’re at all times experimenting with several types of solutions, however we don’t have extra particulars to share at this level.”
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