Google has updated its developer documentation to clarify that using multiple fact checks on a page may not show up as large results in search results.

Google wrote, "Currently Google Search is looking for ways to do multiple fact checks. Google Search may not immediately show a comprehensive result that includes multiple fact checks."

Google added that if you want to specify multiple ClaimReview items on a page, you need to make sure that all of them are relevant to the main topic of the page. Use one of the following methods:

  • Create a summary page with multiple summary fact checks, each with its own ClaimReview element. Publish the full text version of each fact check on a separate page. Each ClaimReview element on the summary page refers to the full page version and not to the summary page.
  • Create a single page with multiple full-length reviews, each with an HTML anchor. Each ClaimReview element points to this summary_page.html # anchor.

This update was added to the document on July 23, 2020, and is intended to clarify that Google Search is still working to display multiple fact checks for a single page, and that Google may not display a comprehensive result with multiple fact checks. Search Immediately.

Here is a screenshot of the part of the document that has been updated:

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