Google has rolled out some changes for mobile search results that make them more visual. This is something that has been seen in testing over for a while. This should encourage sites to both provide images and make sure they are of a decent quality in case they appear in search results.
The total number of URLs that have been removed from search results due to copyright requests recently crossed the 1.75 billion threshold. This is an astounding and ever growing number that affects over 890K websites.