Video Search Results Displaying Differently in Google

Video Search Results Displaying Differently in Google


I was searching this morning for some of the latest news on the plane crash that killed four and critically injured former Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM.

In the search results for “travis barker” I noticed something that I hadn’t seen before – double video search results.

Full sized screenshot of SERP including the double video links to YouTube. Click for full sized image.
Full sized screenshot of SERP including the double video links to YouTube. Click for full sized image.

Here is a clipped screenshot at full resolution of the double videos link…

Seeing YouTube videos in Google SERPs is nothing new. For me though, those video results are usually displayed with a larger thumbnail and a description, as illustrated in the following search result:

Just wanted to post this in the event that it was news to others as well.  I’m not sure if I’m just months behind others or not.  I tend not to do much searching for pop culture terms like this would probably be considered.

2 thoughts on “Video Search Results Displaying Differently in Google

  1. I saw this a bit about the time you wroate about it but I’m seeing video more now in certain keyword searches.

    Saw similar results earlier in the year but it did not last long. Now I’m seeing the double video results (3 vids) similar to your screenshots.

    There are still 10 organic results on those pages but instinct tells me the videos are grabbing more attention.

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