It becomes quite a chore keeping up with Google when it updates its search algorithm. From Pandas to Penguins, from Pidgeons to Hummingbirds and even to Venice, it seems Google keeps changing the rules.
The team at OnCrawl have detailed every major Google algorithm update from the past 12 years in this infographic. It is a handy chart to refer to in checking if your search traffic has been affected by Google’s various updates and changes.
More food for thought when searching online.
A lot of changes, a lot of confusion, a lot of questions! Perhaps the answer lies in a previous post.
eLFY note: The eLFonian is an avid user of Google having discovered many wonders and added to his general learning through its site but wonders, “why?” Perhaps Google can respond.
Source: Social Media Today. (2016). Retrieved 18 January, 2016, from http://www.socialmediatoday.com/technology-data/adhutchinson/2015-09-03/google-algorithm-updates-2003-2015-infographic#sthash.CnuuVKqJ.dpuf.
On Crawl. (2016). Retrieved 18 January 2016 from http://www.oncrawl.com/infographic-google-algorithm-updates-from-2003-to-2015/
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