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November 15, 2018

A minor one

Update Alerts

Webmasters are noticing some changes, but not too many of them. Also, the tools are noticing changes. This points to a minor, yet noticeable update.

November 1, 2018

A week long update

Update Alerts

This update has been wreaking havoc on some websites from November 1st to November 7th. Many webmasters from various niches have picked up on this update from the start, unlike the tools which have started meh, and picked up the momentum as the week went on. It seems like a pretty big, rolling update, but there are no comments from Google.

October 16, 2018

And even more

Update Alerts

There is yet another one – this time, some tools have noticed relatively minor blips, some aren’t showing anything, and some are reporting huge fluctuations. Webmasters are vocal as well.

October 9, 2018

Even more fluctuations

Update Alerts

The webmaster chatter doesn’t seem to die down for ages now. The tools and the webmasters both picked up more fluctuations on October 8th and 9th.

October 4, 2018

Yet more fluctuations

Update Alerts

The fluctuations don’t seem to die down at all during previous weeks. Many tools are noticing fluctuations, and plenty enough webmasters have been vocal enough that it seems there’s been another noticeable update again.

September 27, 2018

Smaller update confirmed by Google

Confirmed Updates

The tools haven’t noticed huge fluctuations, nor did this one have such a huge reach as the previous ones. However, if it impacted someone, it had a huge impact. We can’t say for sure, but it’s possible that this update is a further tweak and refining of medic update.

September 24, 2018

Images algorithm update

Confirmed Updates

Image search algorithm now prioritizes images from pages with higher authority. Also, position of image is now a very important factor in image ranking.

September 19, 2018

More fluctuations spotted

Update Alerts

Some tools have noticed big shifts, while others haven’t. It doesn’t seem as a huge one, but still, enough webmasters are noticing changes beyond normal.

September 11, 2018

Possible new update

Update Alerts

There has been some chatter last week, which died down quickly. Now there is more chatter again and more so this time around. SERPs are fluctuating, and the tools are picking it up as well.

September 6, 2018

Tremors noticed

Update Alerts

Automated tools are noticing more shifts than webmasters, but there has been some limited chatter on a new update.