Penguin Update

An Explanation Of 8 Major Google Algorithm Updates

Throughout the year, Google is constantly updating their search engines, but a vast majority of the time, they are too small to notice. That doesn’t mean that the updates will always be small ones. Once in a while, you’ll hear about updates that are bigger than the others. These bigger updates are fundamental enough to …

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Unconfirmed Google Algorithm Update May Be Better At Discounting Links And Spam

It’s possible that Google could have made some tweaks to their algorithms this week on how they target link spam, as well as other forms of spam.  It hasn’t been confirmed or denied by Google as to if there was an algorithm change, but when Barry Schwartz tracked the signals, it seems that there was an algorithm update …

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Google Says Penguin 4.0 Rollout Now Complete

A rollout that began on September 23, 2016, it looks like the Google Penguin real time algorithm has finally rolled out completely to all of Google’s data centers. This is something that has been confirmed by Google’s Gary Illyes on Twitter:   @jenstar yes, eh — Gary Illyes (@methode) October 13, 2016 The recovery aspect of Penguin …

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Penguin 4.0: How the Real-Time Penguin-in-the-Core-Alg Model Changes SEO – Whiteboard Friday

Penguin 4.0 has been released, and finally, it seems that the dust is starting to settle down.  Now that Penguin has found its place as a real-time part of Google’s real-time algorithm, there are some changes we are all going to have to get used to.  In this episode of Whiteboard Friday, Rand Fishkin explains Penguin’s past, …

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Google Says Penguin Recoveries Have Started To Roll Out Now

On the evening of September 28th, Google’s Garry Illyes said tonight that those who were suffering from previous Penguin penalties should begin seeing recoveries.  This is what he said on Twitter:   @atmoore81 it’s happening as we speak. or tweet. it will take a few more days to finish that part — Gary Illyes (@methode) September 28, 2016 …

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Google’s Next Penguin Update Should Be Within The Next Two Months

We’ve heard for a while now that we can expect to see the next Penguin update to happen soon, but now, we know it’ll probably released within the next two months. A Google Webmaster Trends Analyst, Gary Illyes, posted on his Twitter feed that he’s expecting to see the release of the update within 2015.  Since we only have a couple …

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Google Says Penguin Refresh Months Away From Happening

Over this last weekend, Google’s Webmaster Trends Analyst team member Gary Illyes, stated on Twitter that the Google Penguin refresh isn’t going to be happening for quite a while, saying that it is “months away.” Back at SMX Advanced, Gary admitted that to the folks at Search Engine Land that Penguin is  running slowly, but they’re doing what they …

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