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List of Google SEO Algorithm Update

Posted by venkatramseo on August 22, 2011

Penguin – April 24, 2012:

speculation about an “Over-optimization penalty”, Google finally rolled out the “Webspam Update”. The main purpose of the Penguin update is to put a deep freeze on web spam in Google’s search results. By extension, a big piece of that web spam appears to be links from low-quality networks.

Penguin update Article

Google penguin update and recovery tips

Another step to reward high-quality sites

Panda 3.5 – April 19, 2012:

Google quietly rolled out a Panda data update.

Panda 3.5 – seroundtable

Pagination Elements – September 15, 2011:

To help fix crawl and duplication problems created by pagination, Google introduced the rel=”next” and rel=”prev” link attributes

Google:Pagination with rel=“next” and rel=“prev”

12-pack Sitelinks – August 16, 2011:

Google was expanded sitelinks, displaying up to 12 at a time for top-ranking sites and including secondary snippets in SERPs.

The evolution of sitelinks: expanded and improved

Panda Goes Global – August 12, 2011:

Panda updates occurred separately from the main index and not in real-time, reminiscent of early Google Dance updates.

Google Panda Update Is Live

Google+ – June 28, 2011:

Google launched the +1 button. Clicking [+1] allowed users to influence search results within their social circle, across both organic and paid results.

Introducing the Google+ project: Real-life sharing, rethought for the web

Google Instant – September 2010:

A magnifying appeared on Google search results, allowing search visitors to quickly view a preview of landing pages directly from SERPs.

About Google Instant

Caffeine update – June 2010:

Google introduces new search index-Caffeine aimed to give fresher results.

Our new search index: Caffeine

Real-time Search – December 2009:

Google goes real-time. Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Buzz, etc. to influence Google rankings

June 2009:

Google spiders can index Flash application, and also images /texts used by these applications.

April 2009:

Google becomes more relevant searches

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