Google Panda 4.2 Algorithm Update Has Arrived

Google Panda 4.2 Algorithm Update 2015

It’s official. Earlier today, the good people over at Search Engine Land (Barry Schwartz in particular) announced  that Google Panda 4.2 has begun to roll out. This has been confirmed by Google.

Many SEOs, including myself,  had been waiting quite some time for this update (10 months actually) and, with such a long wait, we suspected it was any day now.

Google Panda Algorithm Update 4.2According to Search Engine Land, Google said that Panda 4.2 began this weekend, but may take  months to completely roll out. As with other Google Panda updates, the point of such algorithm changes is to target those with low-quality or thin content. The update will be rolling out very slowly so you won’t see results/impact overnight:

Many of you may not have noticed because this roll out is happening incredibly slowly. Google says the update can take months to fully roll out because it will slowly impact your site. The Panda algorithm is still a site-wide algorithm, but some of your web pages might not see a change immediately. – Via

Has your site seen any significant change yet? Keep us posted in the comments below!

History of Google Panda Algorithm Updates:

Google Panda was first released in 2011 and has since had a number of updates. Check out this infographic for a list of changes (via ):

Google Panda History

About Tim Dugan

Detail-oriented and self-motivated Digital Marketing Specialist with a vast array of SEO and Digital/Internet Marketing experience. I have a genuine passion and personal goal to assist each and every client I work with by creating a significant web presence and ultimately, increasing sales. I understand that Digital Marketing, specifically Search Engine Optimization, is an ever-changing environment and in order to be successful one must stay abreast on the latest search engine trends. Implementing a properly calibrated and effective Digital Marketing campaign can transform one’s bottom line tremendously.


  1. I personally tried to search out deep details on coming impacts of panda 4.2. I just come to point that It’s site-wide search algorithm and would impact all pages of a site. But if the site is full of quality content not written in lyrics system or repeated in multiple pages…


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