Google has confirmed the official rollout of Panda Update 3.7 on Friday the 8th June. The refresh is expected to impact around 1% of queries worldwide.
Below is Google’s confirmation of the update,
Despite only impacting 1% of queries, the change has not gone unnoticed amongst webmasters. Following the rollout, many WebmasterWorld forum members began to notice changes in their rankings, specifically impacing sites that were originally hit by the Panda update.
Down 50% compared to this time last Saturday. It looks like it started roughly 10:00 PM on Friday night. My money is on a big Panda update. I’m seeing drastic changes everywhere I look.
Something is definitely brewing. We had huge gains overnight in kw positions.
Google’s last panda update (3.6) was released on April 27th, around 6 weeks before this update.
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