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Google Just Changed The Way Ads Display

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Anyone else seeing this? I just did a Google search and all the ads changed to the following format. 

 

 http://goo.gl/7T5g4U

 

 

Ads and regular search results are virtually the same now.

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Hi @Jacob M, locally ours are a little different. We have four ads at the top of the page, have a yellow Ad Tag, and the ads show site links & ad extensions.

 

Google did remove the side bar ads earlier this year so we do have them inline (as you do). The right hand column is now filled with Shopping Ads and Knowledge Panel info.  

 

The change is certainly striking and they blend in more, too. They also look more consistent with how they show on mobile devices, which is something Google is focused on in 2016... a consistent user experience across all devices. 

 

Happy Tuesday and be Google great!

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