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Google Penguin 4.0 Update-What Is It All About?

The Google Penguin 4.0 Update is now part of the core algorithm of Google. After two years of waiting the Google Penguin is updated.

Penguin today is now real-time. Penguin is a filter that is made to get websites that are spamming in the search results of Google. Because, the spamming systems of Google could not capture it. 2012 was the year when they first introduced penguin. Before, websites that were affected by penguin needed to be refreshed at the same time for a certain period of time. Basically, penguin was created to capture spam websites. These websites will be penalized. Then the next penguin update was in the year 2014. Websites that were captured by the Penguin 3.0 must wait for two years in order to be free. Now, you can say goodbye to these long delays. Since there was an update with the penguin, the data of penguin will be refreshed in real time, meaning there is a faster response after you are done with reindex the 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. The new Penguin is more granular. Meaning that it affects more finer granularity than websites. And this does not necessary mean that it will only affect web pages. The new Penguin 4.0 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 new Penguin will recalculate their positive signals and negative signals on 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 has an effect to all the levels such as the folders, pages, domain, keyword groups and keywords. Means that anything that will go in the rankings will be affected by the Penguin algorithm.

C. It is more difficult to diagnose small penguin penalties.

D. Because 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 subfolder analysis of the Link Detox 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 the last penguin update.

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