Google Search Update Rolling Out, Confirmed to Not Be Panda-Related: SEJ

An update to Google’s search algorithm, acknowledged by Google’s John Mueller in today’s Webmaster Hangout, is currently rolling out. Despite speculation, Mueller confirmed this update is not Panda-related.

The MozCast, a day-by-day report of shakeups to Google’s search rankings, lit up today and Moz’s Dr. Pete Meyers has stated that it was not simply a data glitch.

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There is some thought that Wikipedia’s recent move to HTTPS could have something to do today’s changes:

Given the extent to which Wikipedia dominates the SERPs, a site-wide change could certainly in the changes being observed to Google’s search results.

However, there are clearly more pieces to this puzzle than just Wikipedia — SEO’s around the web are reporting to see ranking changes, and some are already experiencing an impact to their business.

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In addition to this update, we still have an actual Panda update to look forward to. In today’s webmaster hangout, John Mueller said we should expect to see a Panda update/refresh in the next couple of weeks.

All the above news confirmed by SEJ, Article by  Matt Southern

2 Comments

  1. So Google search engine update is rolling out within couple of weeks. We all curiously looking forward to see the update off Google panda.

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