Reno - 9:09 pm on Sep 19, 2011 (gmt 0)
This additional gap has pushed down all organic results so would essentially reduce the number of referrals for people
This is the heart of the issue for most of us. Every change that Google makes seems to help them and hurt organics. I'm sure they're happy that some people like their aesthetic sense, but to be honest, if I could get some of my loss traffic back but they had to be less aesthetically pleasing, I'd give THAT a +1.