Google: Nothing To See Here, No Update Going On...

May 13, 2014 - 8:07 am 56 by
Filed Under Google Updates

google: nothing to see hereDespite all the signals, chatter and reporting showing that Google's search results appear to be updating as if there was an algorithmic change at Google, Google has told me that there is nothing going on.

Google said that they are not working on anything and there is nothing going on around this. They wouldn't comment more than that.

How can there be this much discussion and noise around a non-Google update? It has happened before. Either this is surrounded around normal algorithmic shifts without a refresh or update, maybe around link penalties or maybe Google is hiding something from us? I am not sure. I am just telling you that Google has denied this.

So if your site took a dive in the past week or so and you have no manual action, then it isn't real - it is fake. No, I am kidding, it obviously is real but we cannot attribute it to a confirmed Google update. In fact, it is Google saying there was no update.

I tried.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Core Update Coming, Ranking Volatility, Bye Search Notes, AI Overviews, Ads & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 19, 2024

Jul 19, 2024 - 10:00 am
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Core Update Coming, Ranking Volatility, Bye Search Notes, AI Overviews, Ads & More

Jul 19, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Billions Of Google goo.gl URLs Will No Longer Work

Jul 19, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google: ccTLDs & Language Do Help You Rank A Little Better In Local Country Region

Jul 19, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google's On Knowing If Your SEO Team Is Doing Their Job

Jul 19, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google Ads

Google Merchant Center Next Gains Support For Supplemental Feeds

Jul 19, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: YouTube Slide