Google has announced yet another Google Search update the company is calling a “spam update.” The spam update is being run today and Google said it will “conclude today.”
Google said it will once again run another spam update next week, and Google will inform us when that update has started and conclude.
These updates are one day updates and are not run over multiple day period.
More details. Google did not say much more outside of these two posts on Twitter. Google said “as part of our regular work to improve results, we’ve released a spam update to our systems.” “This spam update will conclude today. A second one will follow next week. We’ll add to this tweet thread when that happens,” Google added.
Google added links to previous documents where it talks about its spam prevention and webmaster guidelines, here are those tweets:
Lots of updates going on. So some background on the recent updates, we had a:
Why we care. If you notice ranking changes today, it might be related to Google’s spam efforts and this spam update. So make sure to ensure your site is playing by Google’s rules and guidelines.