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Pandas, Penguins, and Pigeons: State of Google’s Zoo in 2014

Pandas, Penguins, and Pigeons: State of Google’s Zoo in 2014

Every year, Google pushes out major and minor updates to its algorithm in its attempt to weed out spam in various forms from content, links, and ads. Google’s ongoing fight against spammy links that impact the quality of search results has seen plenty of websites lose their traffic and rankings.

For the last few years, E2M has released an annual infographic that recaps the major updates released by Google over the course of the year. Since 2014 is over and done with, it’s time to list the updates that were released in the year gone by. This infographic presents a summarized list of updates to help you understand the changes and determine what they mean for your company.

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While taking a look at this infographic, you might find a slight variation in the dates of these updates. Keep in mind, this infographic mentions only those dates that have been confirmed by industry experts. So, go ahead and take a look.

Editor Note: Search Engine Land is credited with naming Pigeon.

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Featured Image: Created by author for Search Engine Journal
Infographic courtesy of E2M Solutions

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