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Google Tests Expandable Local Carousels Again With Drop Down Menus Under The Snippets

author image Written by: Rabije Gashi Corluka           Categories - SEO

Google is testing a search result snippet that displays expandable drop-down menus that contain weather, hotels, restaurants, visual stories, events, and more. Clicking on these expandable menus brings up carousels of search results.

From the looks of it, it seems very user-friendly and useful, especially when it comes to travelling.

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However, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen Google testing this type of thing. They did the same almost a year ago, in August when Search Engine Land reported on it.

We weren’t able to replicate this on Google, but it practically looks the same as on Bing, which has been doing this for quite some time.

Take a look:

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As mentioned, Bing has been doing this for quite some time, and personally – I find this feature very useful. Is it finally happening for Google? And, will it affect the click-through rate?

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Rabije Gashi Corluka

Rabije always enjoyed finding different angles to a story, so it’s not surprising her curiosity influenced a move to a new continent, widening her perspective. She enjoys hearing people's stories and learning about different cultures and places - but most of all, she loves putting her thoughts on a piece of paper. Her love for writing led to her studying Journalism and PR, but she actually became a storyteller during her radio-hosting era. Now, she uses her skills, experience, and love for writing to help your brand stand out.