Google Panda Hits Japanese & Korean Languages
Google announced they have now migrated the Panda algorithm to Japanese and Korean languages.
Google also added that this is likely to affect about 5% of queries for those languages. No other Asian or other languages were affected by this update.
This comes over 16 months after Google released the original Panda update for English language search results, which impacted 11.8% of those search queries.
Here is the tweet from Google:
We’re launching Panda for Japanese & Korean. <5% of queries affected (no other languages affected today). Context: goo.gl/eodS2
— A Googler (@google) July 17, 2012
Since the original Panda update, we’ve had several Panda updates. The most recent was on June 25th, labeled version 3.8.
For past Panda updates, see our Panda update category.
- Official Google Panda Update Version 3.8 On June 25th
- Official Google Panda Update Version 3.7 On June 8th
- Confirmed: Panda Update 3.6 Happened On April 27th
- Panda Update 3.5 Is Live: Winners & Losers
- Infographic: The Google Panda Update, One Year Later
- Google Says Panda 3.4 Is ‘Rolling Out Now’
- Dropped In Rankings? Google’s Mistake Over Parked Domains Might Be To Blame
- Google Launches Update Targeting Webspam In Search Results
- Did Google’s Search Results Get Better Or Worse?
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