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Can't get old pictures off Google Search

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I've updated my page's profile, logo, and cover photos, and added interior and exterior photos as well as an additional photo of our CEO. But when I google our company, our primary photos that show up above our company name and address are of our old building still.  See Attached:


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I've chosen our what we'd like our primary photo to be and even suggested an edit. Any tips?

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Can't get old pictures off Google Search

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Unfortunately Google does reserve the right to show what ever photos they choose so even if you've chosen a preferred photo they may just ignore it.


Preferred photo - Recommend the photo that you want your customers to see alongside your business name on Google Maps and Search. Google determines which photo will be shown first using a number of factors, like how well the photo represents the services or products the business offers. Pictures of food at a restaurant, for example, tend to rate well. Although your first photo preference is taken into account, there’s no guarantee that your preferred photo will be the first photo on Google.


One hint - they do appear to dislike logos so if that is currently your preferred photo try selecting something else to see if that is picked up instead.


Priya Chandra, Google My Business Top Contributor
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