Google Removed Knowledge Graph Snippet Overlays

On 8th Nov 2016 we heard that Google going to remove the Knowledge Graph snippet overlays because of low use. Google introduced it with the motive to provide the detail information relation to the search result. This exist for more than 2 years and because of its low use Google decided to remove it.

For those who are not aware of Google search results overview snippets overlay we would like to brief you that. Let’s explore what is “Google Search Result overview snippets overlay”?

  • 1. This present the data in a much attractive way over Google search result page by showing more information about the result if you overlay.
  • 2. Additional box of information will open with a text box.
  • 3. The information is sourced from third party like Wikipedia and other third part reputed sources.

For overview please see the annexed image.


Why Google drop this feature?

Because of low use Google decided to drop Google Search Result Snippets Overlay. Google implemented this in the beginning of 2014 with the motive to make excessive use of it and presenting detail information over Google search engine result page.

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