Google: Panda Is Part Of Core, But The Weekend's Core Update Didn't Have Panda In It

Jan 13, 2016 • 6:17 am | comments (7) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

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So those of you who thought that since the core algorithm update this weekend ran and was confirmed and since Panda is part of the core algorithm that some Panda sites may have seen their Panda penalties go away.

That is not true.

Gary Illyes from Google said the core update that ran this weekend had no Panda or any other animals in it. He said this on Twitter:

He added that yes Panda is part of the core algorithm but the weekend update had no Panda or other animals in it:

So when a core update runs with Google, it may not run all the signals in it?

Maybe it has to do with Google Panda scores still being run manually or not in real time as I covered minutes ago.

In any event, there were some who felt that Panda sites saw a recovery with the weekend core update. Gary said they may have seen fluctuations but it wouldn't be Panda related:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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