2016 Major Algorithm Update
Sep 23rd 2016 – Penguin 4.0: real time update and it’s a part of Google’s core algorithm
2015 Algorithm Updates
July 18th 2015 – Panda 4.2 Update details (confirmed and announced). Read recovery tips here http://www.digitalmediarole.com/google-panda-4-2-update-and-recovery-tips/.
March 16th 2015 – Google announced an update on doorway pages. Here are questions about the following update http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.in/2015/03/an-update-on-doorway-pages.html
2014 Algorithm Updates
Pigeon Expands (United Kingdom, Canada, Australia). Google local algorithm updated expanded to UK, CA and AU. This update confirmed on December 22nd 2014.
Penguin Everflux – Google said Penguin have been updating continuously on December 10th 2014.
Pirate 2.0 – Google confirmed pirate update 2 was rolled out on October 21st 2014.
Penguin 3.0 – Google confirmed penguin latest version on Friday 17th October 2014.
Panda 4.1 – Google 27th Panda Update – Confirmed on September 25th 2014
Google Pigeon Update – This update affected on local search results. Updated on July 24th 2014.
Google Pay Day Loan 3.0 updated – pay day loan algorithm update came out on June 12th 2014 the version is 3.0. Here is details http://www.digitalmediarole.com/google-algorithm-payday-loan-3-0-came-out/
Panda 4.0 Update – Google is rolling out panda 4.0 update on 21st May 2014. Here is official source http://searchengineland.com/google-begins-rolling-panda-4-0-now-192043.
Page Layout Update – February 6, 2014 http://searchengineland.com/google-updates-page-layout-algorithm-go-sites-top-heavy-ads-183929
2013 Google algorithm Updates
Panda 24 – January 14th 2013: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-24-16255.html
Panda 25 – March 14th 2013: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-25-16506.html
Panda Recovery – July 18th 2013: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-update-17094.html
Penguin 2.0 – May 22nd 2013 : http://searchengineland.com/penguin-4-with-penguin-2-0-generation-spam-fighting-is-now-live-160544
Penguin 2.1 – October 4th 2013: http://searchengineland.com/penguin-2-1-and-5-live-173632
Domain crowding – May 21: http://www.highposition.com/blog/google-domain-crowding-update-may-2013/
Knowledge Graph Expansion – July 19: http://moz.com/blog/the-day-the-knowledge-graph-exploded
In depth Articles – Aug 6, 2013: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2013/08/in-depth-articles-in-search-results.html
Google Humming Bird – August 20: http://searchengineland.com/google-hummingbird-172816
Google Penguin History – April 24th, 2012
Penguin fights on over optimization and keyword stuffing.
Penguin 2.1 updated on May 25th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/google-pushes-first-penguin-algorithm-update-122518
Penguin 3 updated on October 5th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/google-penguin-update-3-135527
2012 Panda updates
Panda 3.2 Jan 18th 2012: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-32-update-14632.html
Panda 3.4 March 23rd 2012: http://searchengineland.com/google-says-panda-update-is-rolling-out-now-116444
Panda 3.5April 19th 2012: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-35-15065.html
Panda 3.6 April 27th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/panda-update-3-6-on-april-27th-120227
Panda 3.7 June 8th 2012: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-3-7-15281.html
Panda 3.8 June 25th 2012: http://searchengineland.com/official-google-panda-update-version-3-8-on-june-25th-125945
Panda 3.9 July 24th 2012: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-39-official-15480.html
Panda 3.9.1 August 20th: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-391-15606.html
Panda 3.9.2 September 18th: http://searchengineland.com/panda-update-3-92-rolling-out-or-is-it-panda-4-0-time-133607
Panda 20 Sep 27th: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-20-15789.html
Panda 21 November 5: http://searchengineland.com/google-releases-panda-update-21-138902
Panda 23rd December 21: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-update-maybe-16121.html
Another important major updated from Google on September 2th 2012 that is EMD – Exact Match Domain: http://moz.com/blog/googles-emd-algo-update-early-data
DMCA Penalty – August 10th 2012: About copyright content issues.
Unnatural Links – July 19th 2012: About spam and low quality links penalty from Google Webmaster tools. http://searchengineland.com/insanity-google-sends-new-link-warnings-then-says-you-can-ignore-them-128297
December 10 pack update: http://insidesearch.blogspot.com/2011/12/search-quality-highlights-new-monthly.html
Google’s Major Algorithm update Panda
Google Panda is the major update about thin content and content farms this update affected 12% of search results on February 23rd 2011.
Panda 2.0 updated on April 11th 2011 to all English queries globally.
Panda 2.1 updated on May 9th 2011 : http://searchengineland.com/its-panda-update-2-not-3-google-says-76508
Panda 2.2 updated on june 21st 2011: http://searchengineland.com/official-google-panda-update-2-2-is-live-82611
Panda 2.3 updated on July 23rd 2011: http://searchengineland.com/official-google-panda-2-3-update-is-live-87230
Panda 2.4 updated on august 12th 2011: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/08/high-quality-sites-algorithm-launched.html
Panda 2.5 updated on September 28th 2011: http://searchengineland.com/confirmed-google-panda-2-4-update-arrived-this-week-95222
Panda 3.1 Updated on November 18th 2011: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-panda-31-14348.html
Google Plus Update info: June 28th 2011: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/06/introducing-google-project-real-life.html
Schema.org – June 2nd 2011: http://searchengineland.com/schema-org-google-bing-yahoo-unite-79554
Pagination elements – September 15th 2011: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/09/pagination-with-relnext-and-relprev.html
Social Signals Update: Major search engines Google and Bing confirmed twitter and facebook content is the signal of rankings. Here is the complete information: http://searchengineland.com/what-social-signals-do-google-bing-really-count-55389
Negative review update: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/12/being-bad-to-your-customers-is-bad-for.html
November – Instant Previews: About quality of landing pages, design and usability (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/11/beyond-instant-results-instant-previews.html)
September- Google Instant: http://www.google.com/instant/
August – Brand Update
Important update about same website to appear multiple times on a search engine result pages.
June – Caffeine – about fresh Index
May – May Day Update: About Long tail traffic (http://searchengineland.com/google-confirms-mayday-update-impacts-long-tail-traffic-43054)
April – Google Places
Update for Local business advertising, Google Maps and re branded (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/introducing-google-places.html)
Real time Search: This update about twitter feeds, Google news, fresh indexed content and social media. Read more info here: http://searchengineland.com/google-launches-real-time-search-31355
August – Caffeine Update: About speed crawling and index: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/08/help-test-some-next-generation.html
February – Rel-canonical Tag: This update about canonicalization issues announced jointly by Google, Microsoft and Yahoo. Read more information: http://moz.com/blog/canonical-url-tag-the-most-important-advancement-in-seo-practices-since-sitemaps
February – Vince Update about Big brands: http://www.seobook.com/google-branding
April – Dewey update relates to Google Books: http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/016754.html
May – Universal Search: http://searchengineland.com/google-20-google-universal-search-11232
False Alarm (http://moz.com/google-algorithm-change)
November – Supplemental update (http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/006740.html)
Big Daddy describes about Canonicalization and redirections 301, 302 and remaining technical issues. Source: (http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/indexing-timeline/)
This update targeted to avoid low quality, reciprocal, paid and other link farms.
October – Google Local Maps
This updates explaining local SEO and Google Maps for local business industries.
June – Personalized Search to building better search results. (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2005/06/search-gets-personal.html)
June – Sitemaps XML
This update explains about XML sitemaps. Submit your sitemaps in Google webmasters to indexing and crawling. Source: (http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2061916/New-Google-Sitemaps-Web-Page-Feed-Program)
May – Bourbon
Google web spam team lead Matt cuts announced search quality terms bout duplicate content and www and non www canonical issues.
February – Allegra
This update penalize to suspicious links.
January – No follow
This update is control outbound link quality spam blog comments.
This is not an algorithm update read more about Google IPO (http://edition.cnn.com/2004/BUSINESS/08/19/google.ipo/)
February – Brandy
This updates describes a massive index expansion, Latest Semantic Indexing and anchor text relevance. Source: (http://www.sitepoint.com/brandy-google-update/)
January – Austin
Austin update explains about crack down on deceptive on page tactics and hidden anchor text over Meta tags optimization. Source: (http://www.searchenginejournal.com/the-latest-on-update-austin-googles-january-update/237/)
This update name is Supplemental Index. It’s explain about suppurate index pages.
The following updates announced by Google in 2003
June 2003 – Esmeralda (http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2003/6/23/201523/090)
May 2003 – Dominic (http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum3/13088-1-30.htm?highlight=dominic#msg160172)
April 2003 – Cassandra (http://econsultancy.com/us/forums/other-topics/google-update-cassandra-is-here)
2000 December 11
Google launched Google toolbar in their browser on December 2000. It is free and very faster and highly relevant search technology. This toolbar helps to Find 1.3 billion web pages from any website on the internet and search for related web pages.
Here is official source: http://googlepress.blogspot.in/2000/12/google-launches-google-toolbar.html
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