Google Confirms Testing Favicons In Search Results
Over at Search Engine Roundtable, Barry posted this weekend about Google showing favicons in search results, and updated the post with confirmation from Google that it’s a test, not a bug.
I can’t get this to show on my computer right now, but here’s the screenshot Barry posted (via Brian Ussery):
The favicon only appears when you do a site: command search, and of course, only if Google has chosen you to see the test in action.
Google confirmed the test in a Google Groups Help discussion, where they’re also inviting users to share other ideas for changes to Google’s search results page. (I don’t think “Put my site at the top of each one” will be accepted.)
(Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)
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