Friday, February 1, 2013

List of Google Panda Updates So Far

Google confirmed with us that a Panda update is being released and said:
In the last few days we’ve been pushing out a new Panda update that incorporates new signals so it can be more finely targeted.

I am not exactly sure what number of Panda updates were up to, but this time, I would label it version 26.

Here are all the releases so far for Panda:
  1. Panda Update 1 : Feb. 24, 2011 (11.8% of queries; announced; English in US only)
  2. Panda Update 2 : April 11, 2011 (2% of queries; announced; rolled out in English internationally)
  3. Panda Update 3 : May 10, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  4. Panda Update 4 : June 16, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  5. Panda Update 5 : July 23, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  6. Panda Update 6 : Aug. 12, 2011 (6-9% of queries in many non-English languages; announced)
  7. Panda Update 7 : Sept. 28, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  8. Panda Update 8 : Oct. 19, 2011 (about 2% of queries; belatedly confirmed)
  9. Panda Update 9 : Nov. 18, 2011: (less than 1% of queries; announced)
  10. Panda Update 10 : Jan. 18, 2012 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  11. Panda Update 11 : Feb. 27, 2012 (no change given; announced)
  12. Panda Update 12 : March 23, 2012 (about 1.6% of queries impacted; announced)
  13. Panda Update 13 : April 19, 2012 (no change given; belatedly revealed)
  14. Panda Update 14 : April 27, 2012: (no change given; confirmed; first update within days of another)
  15. Panda Update 15 : June 9, 2012: (1% of queries; belatedly announced)
  16. Panda Update 16 : June 25, 2012: (about 1% of queries; announced)
  17. Panda Update 17 : July 24, 2012:(about 1% of queries; announced)
  18. Panda Update 18 : Aug. 20, 2012: (about 1% of queries; belatedly announced)
  19. Panda Update 19 : Sept. 18, 2012: (less than 0.7% of queries; announced)
  20. Panda Update 20 : Sep. 27, 2012 (2.4% English queries, impacted, belatedly announced
  21. Panda Update 21 : Nov. 5, 2012 (1.1% of English-language queries in US; 0.4% worldwide; confirmed, not announced)
  22. Panda Update 22 : Nov. 21, 2012 (0.8% of English queries were affected; confirmed, not announced)
  23. Panda Update 23 : Dec. 21, 2012 (1.3% of English queries were affected; confirmed, announced)
  24. Panda Update 24 : Jan. 22, 2013 (1.2% of English queries were affected; confirmed, announced)
  25. Panda Update 25 : March 15, 2013 (confirmed as coming; not confirmed as having happened)
  26. Panda Update 26 : July 18, 2013 (Confirmed).

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