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Google Search Drops Playable Podcast Rich Snippets - Search Engine Roundtable

Last updated Thursday, January 19, 2023 08:05 ET , Source: NewsService

Google has dropped the playable podcast search result rich snippets. 9to5Google reported this first, and there is a bit of confusion around what exactly Google removed. Google seems to have removed the recent episodes' playable rich results for podcasts, where Google would show the recent podcasts under a specific search result.

The podcast rich results launched in 2017, I have some screenshots here but this image from 9to5Google shows the before and after in a clear and concise manner:

Here is another version I screen captured from 2019,


And now it is gone but it has the carousel:

It's the functionality for playing the episode that was in the SERPs that was removed (I think). I never used that, and didn't really see it much tbh.

— Glenn Gabe (@glenngabe) January 18, 2023

In that case I take back my "wow"

— Mordy Oberstein (@MordyOberstein) January 18, 2023

Likewise, I read an article on this topic this morning yet I'm still seeing them. Matter of time I guess?

— Azeem (@AzeemDigital)

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