A Timeline of Google Algorithm Updates in Late 2018

Alec Cole Alec Cole December 6, 2018 Category Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

It’s more than just Google’s August 1st update (commonly referred to as the “Medic Update”).

While our last big, broad Google-confirmed update dominates current algorithm talk within the SEO community, a series of smaller modifications and algorithmic corrections have followed along. See below for a timeline of “Medic” aftershocks. These largely unconfirmed updates were caught by both community members (shout out to Marie Haynes!) and by algorithm tracking tools including the SEMrush Sensor and Algoroo.

Google Algorithm Updates in August - December 2018

Data collected from Marie Haynes’ algorithm update tracker
Graphic designed by R. Shabazz, Lead Interactive Designer at Path Interactive

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