Automated extensions is a new term term for what were previously known as annotations. These extensions are essentially consumer and seller ratings which populate automatically in AdWords ads.
Google has recently announced that annotations is a term which will no longer be used. Instead, automatic extensions will be used. Google has also said that the Reporting and Help Center documentation will be showing this change as well. Within this new announcement, Google has also new automated extensions report is going to be released.
Advertisers previously had no insights regarding the performance of ads when automated extensions showed in the ads as against when they did not, so far. This is set to change now. The new automated extensions report will display how ads with automated extensions namely seller ratings and consumer ratings will display themselves. The location of this report will be under the View drop down in the tab for Ad extensions. The report will be released within the upcoming weeks.Google Rolling Out New Report to Show Ad Performance in Automated Extensions!,