diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp (more information)

Tag Archives Panda Update

Google Tests Larger URLs, ‘Search Within’ Tool on SERPs, Integrates Panda into Search Algorithm

Google tests larger URLs and ‘Search Within’ Tool on search results page (SERPs). Integrates Panda algorithm into its search engine ranking algorithm.

Google Search and Gmail Field Trials Gets New Search Operators for Tracking ‘Online Purchases, Reservations & Events’ and More

Google just yesterday only highlighted its Flight Search features, now the company has launched a new experimental feature that lets you check your online purchases from select merchants in Google Search and track your packages right from the results page.

These new features are part experimental search and Gmail field …

DCMS: Google Dragging of its Feet to Derank “Piracy” Websites; Panda Update 21 Impacts 1.1% of English Queries in U.S.

Google rolls out Panda Algorithm Update 21Google rolls out Panda Algorithm Update 21

Google rolled out worldwide, the Panda update that “will impact about 0.4% of queries that a regular user might notice.

For those searching in the United States in English, the percentage is higher. 1.1%,” Google said.

In other news, the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) …

Panda Algorithm Update Released, Impacts 2.4% of English Queries – Google Warns of New State-Sponsored Cyberattack Through Gmail

Update 10/05: A massive list of 65 search quality changes to made in the August and September 2012 has been posted on the Google search blog. Without further ado, and as per Google post –here is the list highlighting August search updates:

  • #82862. [project “Page Quality”] helped you find more high-quality content …

Google+ Hangouts Now Inform When Invited, Let You Block Annoyers, Ability to Create +18 Hangouts – Panda Update 3.92 Rolling Out

Google+ team shared insight into a few improvements made to the +Hangouts experience over the past couple of months, as well as some new initiatives to help facilitate good conversations and curb the less desirable ones.

In a G+ post, Chee Chew of Google notes, “improving the quality of conversations in hangouts isn’t …

Panda v3.9.1 Algorithm Refresh, Aug 19th; 7 Blue Links on SERPs for a Domain; Free & Discounted Wi-Fi at Select U.S. Malls, Airports by Google Offers; Germany Drafts a Copyright Law, Proposes License Fees for Links or Excerpts

In the Google search news 08/22, first up, Google pushed an update to its Panda algorithm on August 19, now versioned at 3.9.1.

This updated affected less than 1% of search queries and is a “minor” Panda refresh.

“Panda data refresh this past Monday. ~1% of queries noticeably affected,” tweeted Google. …

Google Announces New Search Ranking Signal “Number of Valid Copyright Removal Notices” – 86 Search Quality Changes Made into SERPs for June and July 2012

Google Search, which currently has over 200 signals for its search algorithms — Starting next week, will be taking into account a new signal in rankings: “the number of valid copyright removal notices receive for any given site.”

In a blog post announcing the new signal, Google says, sites with high numbers of …

Firefox 14 Now Automatically Encrypts Google Searches; Google Panda Update Rolls Out to Japanese & Korean Languages Affects < 5% Search Queries

Firefox 14 Rolls Out, Now Encrypts Google SearchFirefox 14 Rolls Out, Now Encrypts Google Search

Firefox 14 officially launched today, bring alongwith new security and developer features including “all Google searches are now encrypted by default.”

“We automatically make your Google searches secure (Google SSL search) in Firefox to protect your data from potentially prying eyes, like network administrators when you use public or …

Panda Update Version 3.8 Affecting ~1% Queries Worldwide

Google Panda Update Version 3.8 ReleasedGoogle Panda Update Version 3.8 Released

Google has pushed out a refresh now at version 3.8 to the Panda algorithm recently on June 25 – that noticeably affects “only ~1% of queries worldwide,” Google said in a tweet.

Here is the tweet:

Google Panda Refresh Out, Less than 1% Queries Affected in the U.S. & 1% Worldwide

Google Panda Update version 3.7 rolled out on June 8thGoogle Panda Update version 3.7 rolled out on June 8th

Google Panda refresh happening over the weekend. Google said that this refresh version 3.7 started rolling out on Friday, June 8th. This Panda reresh has an impact of less than 1% of search queries in the U.S. and about 1% worldwide, Google said in a tweet.

The last, time …

Pandas and Penguins, “oh my! Take control and tell the fauna ‘Bye Bye'”

Animal kingdom hurting ROI?
Pandas and penguins, oh my!
Take control and tell the fauna “Bye Bye”,
With these helpful suggestions to diversify!

“In short, it’s time to fear nothing when building your website. Every business has decisions to make, and adding more to the mix …

Keyword Stuffing Classifier, Cateogorize Paginated Documents and 51 More Google Search Iimprovement in April 2012

Google in April last month had launched 53+ search releated improvements. With out further ado, here’s the list search impromvements for April:

  • Categorize paginated documents [launch codename “Xirtam3”, project codename “CategorizePaginatedDocuments”] change helps surface more diverse results in such cases.
  • More language-relevant navigational results. [launch codename “Raquel”] …

Feedback on Recent “Penguin” Algorithm Update, Google Launches Two New Forms for That

Google Penguin Update: Feedback Form LaunchesGoogle Penguin Update: Feedback Form Launches

Since Panda, Google’s been avoiding names. The new algorithm in January designed to penalize pages with too many ads above the fold was called the “page layout algorithm.” When Penguin rolled out earlier this week on April 19, it was called the “webspam algorithm update” targetting sites …

Keyword Stuffing and Site Link Schemes Next Target of Google Search Algorithm Update

Google in its next search ranking algorithm update targeting webspam techniques that include : keyword stuffing, and link schemes. The change will go live for all languages at the same time.

In a April 24, blog post Matt Cutts announcing the update said, “The opposite of “white hat” SEO is something called “black …

Google Posts Massive Search Improvements Made in March Including Panda Algorithm Data Update and Freshness Improvements

After spending days on bulk Prank posts, Google posted its latest installment of search quality highlights reporting over 50 changes introduce in March. Per Inside Google Search blog post, the changes include:

  1. Autocomplete with math symbols [launch codename “Blackboard”, project codename “Suggest”] – This change incorporates several characters …