A lot of review stars against company sites in the search result pages for different queries have returned back to the normal state. Webmasters saw removal of business review stars in search results. Mozcast, Popular SEO tool’s SERP Graph feature showed a decline from 35% to 22% for a number of queries in the past few days, and had many webmasters and SEOs worried.
Many doubted Google for doing it purposefully as another major search engine change; however, since nothing official has come out from Google, and the things are back to normal in the SERPs arena, we can safely say that the removal of reviews was caused due to a bug instead of an intentional move by Google.
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