Google de-clutters results

Google has been busy de-cluttering its web results page again. The ‘similar’ pages link disappeared from entries on the results page a while ago and was moved to the preview copies of results pages. Now the cached link has gone as has the magnifying glass for the preview. Hover over a result, though, and a double arrow appears to the right of it. Click on the arrow and the preview copy appears along with the ‘Cached’ link and sometimes a ‘Similar’ link.

New Google results page

I’ve noticed that fewer and fewer pages have a Similar link, which makes me wonder if Google will do away with it all together in the not distant future.┬áIf Google carries on at this rate there won’t be anything on the results page at all!

Please note: this is what I see on my screen. What you see may be totally different.

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