Simplifying video presentation on Google Search Results

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Today, we're making a change so that video thumbnails only appear next to Google search results when the video is the main content of a page. This will make it easier for users to understand what to expect when they visit a page.

Previously, we showed video thumbnails in two different ways. For pages where the video was the main content of the page, it appeared at the beginning of a listing:

A video result in Google Search