I’m not even sure what to call this, maybe a brand story snippet, maybe story boxes, I’m just not sure. But Google seems to be testing showing two rows of article boxes with images (even including social media sites) about a brand below the brand’s search result snippet.
This was spotted by Kunjan Shah on Twitter and despite trying to replicate this myself in countless browsers, I was unsuccessful. Here is his screenshot, click on it to enlarge:
Here is another person who spotted this, also with the right side bar:
— Slavica Nikolic (@cacizmi) June 22, 2022
This is desktop, mind you! pic.twitter.com/rH3qn9HBTK
— Shalom Goodman (@ShalomGood) June 17, 2022
Have you seen this before? I know we’ve seen these image boxes before but I am not sure if we’ve seen this on desktop in this fashion before?
And what is this even called?
Forum discussion at Twitter.