Google Link Spam Update Took A Full Month To Roll Out

Aug 25, 2021 - 7:51 am 66 by
Filed Under Google Updates

Google Link Spam Update

Google announced that the link spam update that initially began rolling out on July 26, 2021 is now done rolling out as of August 24, 2021. That is over a full-month of rolling for that update and two-weeks longer than Google initially said.

Here is Google's announcement that it is done rolling out:

A week ago, we did report that it was three weeks ago and we had one more week to go - so I guess that updated estimate was more accurate the the original messaging. Google initially said "This algorithm update, which will rollout across the next two weeks, is even more effective at identifying and nullifying link spam more broadly, across multiple languages."

But all is good, it is now fully live.

How do you know if your site was impacted by this? Hard to say, we had a bunch of unconfirmed updates since this announcement. Maybe some or all of those were related to this link spam update or maybe not. We have really no way to know.

But we do know the Google link spam update started on July 26, 2021 and finished on August 24, 2021.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Spam Update, Volatility & Indexing Bug, AI Overviews, Google Maps Exploit, Ads, Applebot - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: June 21, 2024

Jun 21, 2024 - 10:00 am
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Spam Update, Volatility & Indexing Bug, AI Overviews Tracking & FAQs, Google Maps Exploit, Google Ads, AppleBot & More

Jun 21, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Updates

Google June 2024 Spam Update Takes Target

Jun 21, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Search Images Go Missing? Might Be A Quality Issue.

Jun 21, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google

Google Posts Safe Search FAQs

Jun 21, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google

Google Tests Floating Search Bar In Google Discover

Jun 21, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Google Continues Test Of People Also Ask & People Also Search For In Autocomplete