Everything You Need To Know About Google Penguin 4.0 Update
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 is now part of real-time. Penguin was created as a filter that can get websites that are spamming in the search results of Google. Since the regular spamming systems of Google cannot detect it. 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. Basically, penguin was created to capture spam websites. The spammy websites will be penalized. Penguin 3.0 was the next update and this was launched in the year 2014. In order for websites to be free when captured by the penguin 3.0, they must wait for two years. Now, these long delays are a thing in the past. 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 regular process of Penguin is that it will capture and also release the web pages. The Penguin 4.0 is more page specific. Google, also states that this new Penguin is much more granular. Means 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.
Here are some important factors about the Real Time Penguin:
A. The positive and negative signal of the new Penguin will be recalculated through crawl. One of the best tool that will be best for trying and testing the effects of the links is the Link Detox Boost.
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. Because the new Penguin is more 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 last Penguin update.