Everything You Need To Know About Google Penguin 4.0 Update
The Google Penguin 4.0 Update has officially become a part of the core algorithm of Google. The last google penguin update was about two years ago.
Today, Penguin is real-time. Penguin is a filter that was created to get websites that are spamming in the search results of Google. Because the regular spamming system of Google cannot detect this. 2012 was the year when they first introduced penguin. In the past, the websites that were affected by penguin needed to be refreshed at the same time for a certain period of time. The penguin filter catch and run spammy websites. Spam websites will be penalized. The next penguin update was in the year 2014, and it was named Penguin 3.0. Websites that were captured by this penguin has to wait for at least 2 years in order to be free. Now, you can say goodbye to those long delays. Because there was an update with penguin, the data will be refreshed in real time, which means there is a faster response after you reindex a webpage. The pages that will be captured by the new Penguin will also be released by the Penguin. Penguin 4.0 is now more specific regarding web pages. According to Google, Penguin 4.0 is more granular. Meaning that it affects more finer granularity than websites. It does not necessary mean that it will only affect web pages. The new Penguin only affects a certain page or website. Instead of affecting the ranking of the whole website, the Penguin can now devalue spam just by adjusting the rank based on the spam signal.
Below are some factors about Real Time Penguin that must be taken into consideration:
A. The positive and negative signal of the new Penguin will be recalculated through crawl. Link Detox Boost is the best tool in testing and trying the effects of the links.
B. The new Google Penguin does not only affect the whole website. This actually has an effect to all the levels like the folders, pages, domain, keyword groups and keywords. Which means that these will all go in the rankings will be affected by the Penguin algorithm.
C. It is more harder to diagnose small penguin penalties.
D. Since the new Penguin is much granular, there will be parts of the website that can easily aggravate the Penguin filter, but the ranking will not be affected.
E. The Link Detox has a subfolder analysis and this is very popular since it can easily diagnose and fix problems with any ranking issues.
F. The Filter Slice Feature of the Link Detox is really helpful in checking and analyzing the groups of the source of domains, kinds of links, countries groups of keywords and many more.
According to Google, Penguin 4.0 will be last Penguin update.