Google Unleashes Penguin 2.1

Penguin 2.1 has officially been released today.Matt Cutts, Google’s head of search spam announced it on Twitter:Penguin 2.1 launching today. Affects ~1% of searches to a noticeable degree. More info on Penguin:— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) October 4, 2013
I saw signs of this around 9am EDT this morning but didn’t see enough chatter to cover it yet. I suspect over the weekend the forums will light up. Some of the early stats I saw on sites that got hit were huge.Of course it was a late Friday release:

I’ll have more details on this on Monday, with the impact on real webmasters.For more details on Penguin click here.


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