28 Aug '15, 12pm

Google Bug With Showing Video Snippets For Pages Without Videos

The image above is of a snippet from a web page that does not have any visible video content on the page. Google's search results show that there is a video, by displaying a thumbnail image with a play button, but the page itself has no video on it. The question came up in a hangout with Google's John Mueller on Google+ at the 3:10 mark . Where John answers that Google is aware of these issues, it is a wide scale issue that the video team is working on to fix the issue. The question was: Google is showing video snippets for 32 Dividend.com articles that do not have videos. This is greatly impacting our traffic. I have posted this problem in the forum and have messaged John Mueller via G+ a couple times. What else can I do? The answer: Essentially there are algorithms that are picking up on what is assumed to be video snippets here. I know this is something that some sites ...

Full article: https://www.seroundtable.com/google-video-snippet-bug-208...

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