Is Google Testing Dropping the Icons?
Some people, including myself, have seen another change to the Google Search Result Pages. Not a big one though, and it is not clear yet whether or not this is a test or permanent.
Google seems to have dropped the icons next to the links on the left side in the sidebar.
If you do a search before you would see icons next to the links “images”, “videos”, “news” and others. They have disappeared:
I am not sure why Google would do this but it will have something to do with conversion probably.