I had just messed with Google Search Console until last night. I started checking Bing Webmaster Tools and just noticed that the snippets featured on Bing/Yahoo are different from the ones showing on Google. Instead of the meta description, it goes straight to the comments section and features that. Do you know how to fix this?

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Triblu Premium
Hey Enrique,

Not sure anyone of us can tell you the search engine's secrets as to why they do what they do. Apparently, Google is not consistent with how they choose to display some posts in search results too.

In Google searching "where bing and yahoo get snippets to share in search results" (without the quotation marks, of course) and reading through some of the forum discussions, I learned that no search engine appears to be consistent.

How to fix this... I would suggest sticking with what Kyle has taught throughout his training as that is what works best.

Hope you find this helpful.
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enriquetrips Premium
Hi, Trish,

I probably didn't formulate my question correctly. You're right. Only search engines themselves know how they do what they do.

Whenever I write a post, I always include a meta description. What's really confusing and frustrating is that Google is using my meta descriptions to the letter, but not so Bing/Yahoo. I wouldn't mind if Bing took the first paragraph of my post as the featured snippet, but instead, it selects random text from the comments section, not even my post! This is affecting my CTR.

Isn't there a way to force Bing to use my meta description instead of selecting random text?
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Triblu Premium
The following guide may provide you with an answer to that question Enrique: https://www.bing.com/webmaster/help/webmaster-guidelines-30fba23a
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