Google has unleashed a new search update today, the October 2023 spam update. This spam update improves Google’s “coverage in many languages and spam types,” Google wrote. Types of spam. Google said the October 2023 spam update “aims to clean up several types of spam that our community members reported in Turkish, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Hindi, ..
Google’s September 2023 helpful content update started rolling out Sept. 14 and completed rolling out 14 days later, on Sept. 28. The impact of this update was significant – many websites were devastated. X (formerly Twitter), forums, and Facebook groups were inundated with thousands of publishers reporting traffic drops from 10% to 70%. The update ..
Google releases broad changes to their ranking algorithms several times a year, which can cause major shifts in websites’ search visibility and traffic. When updates roll out, it’s important to keep stakeholders and business partners informed on the update, timing, and potential impacts so that you can highlight your team’s work. As an SEO, your ..
Google has confirmed that the September 2023 helpful content update is now finished rolling out. The update took 14 days to roll out, starting on September 14, 2023 and ending on September 28, 2022. Google has posted it completed today, September 28. Google wrote, “The rollout was complete as of September 28, 2023.” What we saw. We will do ..
Google is currently rolling out the September 2023 helpful content update and with that Google made several updates to its helpful content documentation, which we covered in detail. But just because Google updated its documentation, it does not mean that those changes are reflected in the actual algorithm that Google has released. Gary Illyes from ..
Now that the Google August 2023 Core Update is done rolling out, we wanted to take a deeper dive on how this core update differed from previous Google core updates, specifically the March 2023 broad core update. This update was indeed a big one, and caused a lot of ranking volatility across many verticals in the Google search ..
The February 2022 product reviews update created more volatility in Google’s search results than past versions of the update, according to Semrush and Rank Ranger data. About the Google February 2023 product reviews update. Google released the February 2023 product reviews update around 5 p.m. ET on Feb. 21. It ran for 14 days after it ..
Google has confirmed that the December 2022 helpful content update is now finished rolling out. The update took 38 days to roll out, starting on December 5, 2022 but was first noticeable on December 6th, and ending on January 12, 2023. Google has posted it was completed today, January 12. As a reminder, Google’s helpful content update is a ..
Google has confirmed that the December 2022 link spam update is now finished rolling out. The update took 29 days to roll out, starting on December 14, 2022 and ending on January 12, 2023. Google has posted it was completed today, January 12. What is a link spam update. A link spam update looks to neutralize, or no longer ..
Google said the two different Google search algorithm updates – the December 2022 helpful content system and the December 2022 link spam update – may take another week or two to complete their rollout. The helpful content update started Dec. 5, and the link spam update started on Dec. 14. The algorithm update rollouts were supposed to be completed ..