Google Top Stories is fun and we’ve seen Google test a lot of different features around it, including adding more descriptions. But now, Google is testing showing a news story with more context using a “For context” section that shows other news stories related to the story in the carousel.
Here is a screen shot from Valentin Pletzer as he posted on Twitter of this in action. I should note, I tried to replicate this and I cannot:
Here is his tweet with a couple of screen shots:
new feature within the top stories carousel “for context”
— Valentin Pletzer (@VorticonCmdr) July 28, 2020
Interesting and I guess another way for you to optimize to get your stories in Google’s Top Stories – that is if this feature is fully launched…
Forum discussion at Twitter.