Rich SnippetsIn Google search engine technology a snippet is the small sample of content shown to users on the Google search results page. In May 2009, Google introduced Rich Snippets, which according to Google is "a new presentation of snippets that applies Google's algorithms to highlight structured data embedded in Web pages".
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