26 May '12, 4am

Google

No matter that it’s late Friday night on the start of a three-day holiday weekend in the U.S., Google has just pushed out the first update to its recent webspam-fighting Penguin algorithm. Let’s call it Penguin 1.1. Google’s Matt Cutts announced the news a short time ago on Twitter , calling it a “data refresh” that impacts less than one-tenth of a percent of English-language searches. Minor weather report: We pushed 1st Penguin algo data refresh an hour ago. Affects <0.1% of English searches. Context: goo.gl/4f7Pq — Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) May 26, 2012 Although webmasters and SEOs have been speculating consistently in recent weeks that Google had already pushed out a Penguin update (or several), Cutts specifically says this is the first update since Penguin launched back on April 24th. Google has described Penguin as an algorithm change that’s aimed at webspam and, more s...

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