Google Showing Large Video Embeds In Some Search Results

youtube-keywords-featuredNow, if you search Google for video related content, Google may return a large, playable, video directly at the top of the search results.

For example, searching for [sing it loud come around] shows a large YouTube video that you can play directly in the search results.

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Searching for [neil young cinnamon girl] also shows a YouTube video, as does [the killers mr brightside] and many other searches.

I have yet to see any other source, outside of YouTube show up in any of my tests.

Last year, Google began testing video thumbnails on tablet devices.

This was spotted by Moz and Samuel Edwards from Tenthwave Digital first.

Related Topics: Channel: SEO | Google: User Interface | Google: Web Search | Google: YouTube & Video

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