I noticed this today when I entered the URL of a Hub and did a search. I tried it with several hub URLs, but only one of them produced the thumbnail and other search results had adjacent thumbnails also. I know YouTube results show up with a thumbnail, but is this something new that Google is working on?
A quick search showed that they are indeed testing a Mobile Search Interface which showed thumbnails. Google apparently has done this earlier in December of 2014, and now they are trying again. The screenshot you've attached, is it from a desktop or mobile device?
I couldn't replicate it, the only search results with thumbnails I see on my desktop, were those from Google plus.
Articles rich in media content would definitely benefit from this new feature once it is fully functional.
Were you logged into Google either time? Or using the same browser? Just curious.
by Suzanne Day 5 years ago
Hi,Just a suggestion. I have established authorship with Google and now my author pic comes up in search results on Google. However, I think my author pic doesn't really help "sell" anything. I noticed that some recipes I was looking at had thumbnail pics drawn from the actual article in...
by Melanie Palen 6 years ago
When I did a Google search for one of my hubs, a different hubber's authorship is showing up attached to my hubs.I know this same thing is happening to another hubber as well... the same hubber's authorship (Marcy) is showing up in Google search for the authorship.Here's a pic of the...
by John Coviello 6 years ago
Lately, I've noticed some Hubbers Have Their Picture along side Google Search Results for their Hubs. How is this done? Seems like it may be helpful to entice people to click on a Hub link in Google.
by Ness 6 years ago
Why do some hubbers have their photos in the Google search results?Often when searching on Google a hub is in the search results. Sometimes the hubbers profile picture is in the search results. Why does this happen for some hubbers and not others?
by Dave Collado 13 months ago
Does Google hate HubPages? I've never seen any search term return even a single hub in Google search results. Have you?
by Rumana 5 years ago
I am very happy to see 7 of my hubs on top page of Google Search Engine.So thought to share my happiness with you.
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