Google's DMCA Piracy Algorithm Went Live Last Week

Oct 27, 2014 - 8:56 am 41 by

Google DMCA Algo RollingRemember we reported that during all the Penguin and Panda madness, Google said they will be pushing out a DMCA Algorithm update?

Well, that actually rolled out last week.

Torrentfreak, a site that covers torrent news, reported many sites noticed a big drop in Google traffic.

The Isohunt.to team told TF late last week, "earlier this week all search traffic dropped in half." They shared this graph showing the drop in Google traffic:

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SearchMetrics noticed the drop in traffic also on Torrent sites. Marcus Tober shared tons of examples of sites getting nailed in the Google search results. Here is one example of a site losing 90%+ of their SEO visibility in Google:

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How do you know if Panda, Penguin or Pirate hit you? Good question. Glenn Gabe posted that some of his clients are confused.

Forum discussion at Google+.

 

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