Follow Along

RSS Feed Join Us on Twitter On Facebook

Get Engaged


Featured Article

Google Updates Social SearchGoogle Updates Social SearchThere was a post earlier today from Google stating that they're ramping up the social elements in the SERPs....

Latest Comments

Related Reading

Latest Articles

Did Google ease off Panda and the tighten thin content manual penalty?Did Google ease off Panda...
Earlier this week there was a confirmation from Google about a recent Panda update....
Is Technorati feeling the Google heat?Is Technorati feeling the Google...
Ok, so yesterday I was reporting about some potential red flags in the world...
Digital Marketing Weekly - Issue 4Digital Marketing Weekly - Issue...
Linked to last week's Google I/O event in San Francisco there is a lot of...

Our Sponsors


Latest Search Videos

Join Us

Panda? No. Update? Yes...
Thursday, 22 November 2012 09:20

not pandaDid you feel the ground shake?

The last few days has seen a buzz growing around an apparent Google search update that hit on Friday, November 16.

Originally it was thought to be a Panda update, but Google in fact confirmed that there was no Panda update. They wouldn't however confirm or deny an update of some other kind.

In a post today, Marcus Tober, founder of, stated that his data suggests that Google has in fact implemented an algorithm update of some kind. Enough movement in the SERPs, he states, is evidence enough to safely label this an update.

In his article, Mr. Tober presents a sample of some high profile sites who lost out significantly in the changes over the weekend. He also stated that more data is coming. Since our understanding was that Google typically leaves December alone we'll wait for it before making any predictions, but that doesn't mean you have to...

We want to know what you think. Have you dropped or rose in your verticals? Have you noticed an increase or decrease in traffic since the end of last week?

Tell us your thoughts. If this isn't Panda, what the heck is it?


Add comment

Security code

Getting Around the Site

Home - all the latest on SNC
SEO - our collection of SEO articles
Technical SEO - for the geeks
Latest News - latest news in search
Analytics - measure up and convert
RSS Rack - feeds from around the industry
Search - looking for something specific?
Authors - Author Login
SEO Training - Our sister site
Contact Us - get in touch with SNC

What's New?

All content and images copyright Search News Central 2014
SNC is a Verve Developments production, the Forensic SEO Specialists- where Gypsies roam.