Two weeks ago, Google began tweaking its search results design, according to media report. On the one hand, by “advertising” label bold processing to make the ad more prominent in the page, on the other hand, it also displays the site icon in the results, as to which icon is chosen by the target site itself.
Here is a comparison before and after the adjustment:
However, the redesign was rejected, with users complaining that the search results looked confusing because the site’s website icons and links appeared above the search results.
Many users have speculated that the design is google’s effort to make it easier for text ads to confuse search results with search results.
Google has now responded, saying it is looking for improvements.