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Google Announces 5 Changes Coming To Mobile Search and 1 of them includes Web Stories

At the "Google Search On" conference, Google announced 5 changes coming to the mobile search bar in the upcoming months. We are excited to see that Web Stories will play a more major role!
Author: Frederik Van Lierde ● Oct 14, 2022 ● 1 minute read
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The Mobile Search Main Changes

  1. Google Search Shortcuts
  2. Results In The Search Bar
  3. Enhanced Query Refinements
  4. Combining Text, Images, & Video
  5. Google Web Stories
For a more detailed overview of the first mobile search changes, I recommend you read the following article by Search Engine Journal

Google Web Stories!

Google wants to make search more visual, and web stories are the perfect fit. A right balance between pure text/image and video.

The statement by Google says that they want to make it easier for users to explore a subject by highlighting the most relevant and helpful information.

The statement continues by giving an example for topics like cities. When users search for a certain city, the user may see visual stories and videos of people who visited, tips on how to explore the city, things to do and more.

Here is an example of how it (may) look like:
Example of Google Travel Web Stories in Mobile Search


The rollout of web stories in mobile search is certainly something for bloggers, content creators and SEOs to pay attention to. As it will be available to all users, the impact will be huge.

Discover many existing travel web stories to get inspired.

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