Google Algorithm Change History
2014 Updates Pigeon Expands (UK, CA, AU) — December 22, 2014 Google's major local algorithm update, dubbed "Pigeon", expanded to the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. The original update hit the United States in July 2014. The update was confirmed on the 22nd but may have rolled out as early as the 19th. Google Pigeon Update Rolls Out To UK, Canada & Australia (SEL) Local Search Results Affected as Google Pigeon Update Hits UK (Strategy Digital) Penguin Everflux — December 10, 2014 A Google representative said that Penguin had shifted to continuous updates, moving away from infrequent, major updates. Google Says Penguin To Shift To “Continuous Updates” (SEL) Pirate 2.0 — October 21, 2014 More than two years after the original DMCA/"Pirate" update, Google launched another update to combat software and digital media piracy. Google Pirate Update Analysis and Loser List (Searchmetrics) Google's New Search Downranking Hits Torrent Sites Hard (TorrentFreak) Penguin 3.0 — October 17, 2014 Video!
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