Korea & Japan Get Google's Panda Algorithm

Jul 18, 2012 • 8:51 am | comments (18) by | Filed Under Google Search Algorithm Updates

Google Panda Japan & KoreaAlmost 17 months after Google launched Panda for English language search results, Google announced on Twitter, they are releasing it for Japanese & Korean languages.

Last night, Google pushed it out and Google said it will affect about 5% of those search queries. That is much less than the 11.8% of US based search queries affected by the initial Panda release in February 2011.

Here is the tweet from Google last night:

What is interesting is that I believe Penguin was maybe a global release but Panda was not. That is even more evidence that Penguin is more link related and Panda is more content related, unless I am forgetting something?

The US has had several Panda updates. Here is a list of them:

Forum discussion at Twitter & WebmasterWorld.

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