Google Algorithm Update: Panda 3.92 or 4.0?

There is a new Google Panda update rolled out today. Google announced that another Panda Update is being rolled out on its search results, affecting 0.7% of queries. Searchengineland tagged it as Panda 3.92, through they are unsure if it’s time to declare Panda 4.0.

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Here’s the official news from Google:

Panda refresh is rolling out—expect some flux over the next few days. Fewer than 0.7% of queries noticeably affected: http://goo.gl/woSU3

The link leads to Google’s official announcement of the first Panda Update back in 2011.

Google Panda Update History

  • Panda Update 1.0, Feb. 24, 2011 (11.8% of queries; announced; English in US only)
  • Panda Update 2.0, April 11, 2011 (2% of queries; announced; rolled out in English internationally)
  • Panda Update 2.1, May 10, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  • Panda Update 2.2, June 16, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  • Panda Update 2.3, July 23, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  • Panda Update 2.4, Aug. 12, 2011 (6-9% of queries in many non-English languages; announced)
  • Panda Update 2.5, Sept. 28, 2011 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  • Panda Update 3.0, Oct. 19, 2011 (about 2% of queries; belatedly confirmed)
  • Panda Update 3.1, Nov. 18, 2011: (less than 1% of queries; announced)
  • Panda Update 3.2, Jan. 18, 2012 (no change given; confirmed, not announced)
  • Panda Update 3.3, Feb. 27, 2012 (no change given; announced)
  • Panda Update 3.4, March 23, 2012 (about 1.6% of queries impacted; announced)
  • Panda Update 3.5, April 19, 2012 (no change given; belatedly revealed)
  • Panda Update 3.6, April 27, 2012: (no change given; confirmed; first update within days of another)
  • Panda Update 3.7, June 9, 2012: (1% of queries; belatedly announced)
  • Panda Update 3.8, June 25, 2012: (about 1% of queries; announced)
  • Panda Update 3.9, July 24, 2012:(about 1% of queries; announced)
  • Panda Update 3.91, Aug. 20, 2012: (about 1% of queries; belatedly announced)
  • Panda Update 3.92, Sept. 18, 2012: (less than 0.7% of queries; announced)
Vhic Hufana II

Vhic Hufana is ReBuildSEO's owner and founder, an SEO consulting firm. He is an SEO, web designer and coder.

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