Updating google toolbar
Algorithm temperatures finally started to drop after October 6th.The first phase of Penguin 4.0, which probably launched around September 22-23, was the rollout of the new, "gentler" Penguin algorithm, which devalues bad links instead of penalizing sites.The moving of the address bar in Chrome has now passed from Dev to Beta, thanks to the latest Chrome Beta update on Android.This change first showed up a couple of months back in Chrome Dev, but the thing with Dev builds is you never know if Dev changes will survive onto the next, more stable version.The exact timeline is unconfirmed, but we believe this rollout took at least a few days to fully update, and may have corresponded to an algorithm temperature spike (113°) on September 27th. (Moz) After almost two years of waiting, Google finally announced a major Penguin update.They suggested the new Penguin is now real-time and baked into the "core" algorithm.You’ll then want to search for “Chrome Home,” where you’ll be able to switch it from “Default” to “Disabled.” That should do the trick. I know Tim hasn’t quite experienced this…whatever it is.
Post-Penguin activity had one final peak on October 6th (116°), but it is unclear whether this was Penguin or a new update.Below, we’ve listed the major algorithmic changes that have had the biggest impact on search.Google rolled out what appeared to be a major update, with reports of widespread impacts across the SEO community.Unconfirmed Google algorithm update may be better at discounting links and spam (SEL) Google started rolling out a penalty to punish aggressive interstitials and pop-ups that might damage the mobile user experience.Google also provided a rare warning of this update five months in advance.