Google Will Begin Passage Based Indexing Starting Next Month For All Languageshttps://blog.google
Google has just announced that they are now able to not just index web pages, but individual passages from the pages (for ranking purposes). So now they can better understand the relevancy of specific passages, not just the overall page.
According to them, this technology will improve 7 percent of search queries across all languages as we roll it out globally. Sounds great for users but I have a feeling this will result in more featured snippets and fewer clicks for publishers.
Here is an example they gave