Google Updates: all the updates to the search engine algorithm
Every day, the Google Search system undergoes an average of about 13 change operations, bringing the total to nearly 5,000 changes per year, which cause a more or less noticeable impact on the SERPs, the search results pages.
These Google updates encompass a wide range of operations, such as user interface changes, new feature launches, troubleshooting, and, most importantly, ranking interventions, between those that remain unconfirmed and the official Broad Core Updates, updates to Google’s overall Search algorithm in light of new quality metrics or search intent changes.
Each algorithm change and update by Google aims to always ensure the quality of search results for users, always providing the most relevant answers to the queries and needs of those using the search engine.
Thanks to this timeline and our blog articles, it is possible to keep track of all official and confirmed Google algorithm updates, to read the main information about each one and find out what aspects it is going to change, so that you can work on making the appropriate optimizations to your site and content.
12 April 2023
April 2023 Google Reviews Update
Google has released an update to the Reviews system, which now affects not only reviews of products, but also reviews of services and things. Read more
15 March 2023
March 2023 Google Core Update
Google has released the new algorithmic update globally, called the March 2023 Core Update. Read more
22 February 2023
Product Reviews System: update and international launch
Google's Product Reviews System, automatic ranking systems at work on product reviews, gets a new update and is officially launched for other versions of Google. Read more
15 December 2022
Search Quality Raters Guidelines Update
Google changes its guidelines for search quality raters and adds Experience among the key dimensions to search for on pages: E-E-A-T is now born, i.e. experience, expertise, authoritativeness e trustworthiness. Read more
14 December 2022
December 2022 link spam update
Google released the December 2022 link spam update to neutralize the impact of unnatural links on search results thanks to SpamBrain: now this AI-based spam prevention system directly detects spam and also identifies sites that purchase links and sites used for the purpose of transmitting outbound links.