German Publisher Axel Springer: Loss Of Snippets Caused 80 Percent Traffic Drop

by Greg Sterling
Axel Springer, Germany’s largest publisher and the owner of Europe’s largest newspaper, has said it wants back in to snippets. According to Reuters the German publishing giant revealed that traffic to its four largest online properties from Google search results “had fallen by 40 percent” and referrals from Google News had dropped “by 80 percent in the past two weeks.Read the full article