In the last couple of days, Google stopped showing the search code snippets for all queries, the stars below the search results snippets. I asked Google about this yesterday morning because it looks really wrong, but I haven’t heard yet.
Here is one example of before and after search results that had snippets of reviews on Google Search:
Last couple of days without reviews:
Here are charts of tools that show a significant drop in reviews on Google search.
Here’s a tweet for Google here:
– Barry Schwartz (@rustybrick) July 22, 2021
The SEO community has tons and tons of complaints about this and zero response from Google yet.
Although some people in some polls may see some stars, but most usually look absent:
Good booth! It’s fun, the only example I found earlier on LinkedIn I shared was in a similar state. And very interesting with the Core Update changes – it seems to be a pretty fragile part of Search. pic.twitter.com/WUrUMxgdn9
– Brodie Clark (@brodieseo) July 23, 2021
Again, I assume this is a bug and it will be back soon, but so far, in a couple of days, there is not a word from Google about this.
Forum discussion Twitter.