List of all Google algorithms and their updates
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Published on: Dec 23, 2020
Updated on: Dec 14, 2021
Google algorithm is a complex data used to recover information regarding search indexing and ranking results
. Google usually updates its search engine algorithm thousands of times in a year. In the majority of cases, google algorithm updates are too small that no one can notice them. However, every once in a while, google introduces its new updates, which have a massive impact on SEO, especially.
In this post, we will mention all-time google updates from 2015 to 2020.
May 4, 2020, Core update:
Google released a broad algorithm update.
22 January 2020 Featured Snippet Duplication:
The featured snippet doesn't allow for multiple repetitions in a regular page organic listing.
13 January 2020 January core update (Algorithm Update):
Google will roll out the broad core algorithm update with the previous guidelines.
9 December 2019 BERT (Worldwide):
BERT is a neural network-based method for natural language processing pre-training. In plain English, it can be used to help Google better observe the context of words in search of doubts. Google Rolls out BERT worldwide.
25 October, 2019 BERT Update:
- Google BERT Misinformation Challenged.
- Google Applies New BERT Model to Search Rankings, Affecting 1-in-10 Queries.
24 September 2019 Broad Core (Algorithm) Update:
- Google is Releasing an update ( Broad Core Algorithm Update ) Today, September 24.
- September 2019 Google Update – Losers
- and Winners.
2 June 2019 Core Update of June 2019 :
- Google Declares June 2019 Broad Core Algorithm Update.
- Broad Core Algorithm Update June 2019: It's More than E-A-T.
- Google Broad Core Updates And its Some effect on Health Sites.
- Google's John Mueller Discussion on June 2019 for Update and Recovery.
12 March 2019 Core Update of March 2019 (a.k.a Florida 2):
SEJ confirmed that this update is especially important and one of the most significant Google updates in years.
February 13, 2019, Valentine's Day (Algorithm Update):
Algorithm trackers and business gossips indicated some sort of unconfirmed update which took place on this date. Though, unlike other updates, it appears mostly with positive changes in rankings.
December 12, 2017 Maccabees Update:
The search community proclaimed their websites being hit by updates between December 12 and 14. Google settled several insignificant changes to the core algorithm during this time.
May 17, 2017 Quality Update:
Starting from May 17 and remaining for about seven days, SEO tracking tools described lots of SERP instability. Sites impacted by this update tended to have issues with aggressive advertising.
January 10, 2017, Intrusive Interstitials Update:
On August 23, 2016, Google declared a future change that would target mainly pop-ups that hurt the search activity on mobile devices. As declared, this update rolled out on January 10, 2017.
October 26, 2015 Rank Brain:
Rank Brain is also called the third most important ranking signal. The testing had been started in April 2015, but Google officially introduced Rank Brain on October 26, 2015. Rank Brain is a machine-learning algorithm that filters search results to help and give users the best answer to their query.
As we know, Google keeps updating its algorithm with a duration of a few months. We must make ourselves ready to tackle those upcoming updates well because if we do not take them seriously, they might have a great chance that we lose our site ranking.