As Google confirmed, Penguin 3.0 was launched on the 17th October 2014.
This was welcome news for the search industry that have been waiting for over a year for a Penguin refresh.
I’m still asked many questions about the Penguin update along with it’s purpose, below are 7 super articles worth reading to get you up-to-speed with Penguin 3.0.
Search Engine Land – Google Penguin 3.0: Worldwide Rollout Still In Process, Impacting 1% Of English Queries: http://searchengineland.com/google-penguin-3-0-worldwide-rollout-still-process-impacting-1-english-queries-206286
Link Research Tools – Google Penguin 3.0 Update Release Date Confirmed October 17 2014: http://www.linkresearchtools.com/news/penguin-3-0/
The Independent - Google Penguin 3.0 released: anti-spam algorithim update confirmed: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/google-penguin-30-released-antispam-algorithim-update-confirmed-9806010.html
Moz – How Big Was Penguin 3.0? http://moz.com/blog/how-big-was-penguin-3
Search Engine Journal – Google Confirms Penguin 3.0 Update, Here’s The Reaction So Far: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/google-confirms-penguin-3-0-update-heres-reaction-far/118404/
Search Engine Roundtable – Google Penguin 3.0 Updating Again? https://www.seroundtable.com/google-penguin-updating-again-19337.html
Dave Naylor - Google Penguin Is A Slow “Refresh” Worldwide Rollout – Weeks Not Days: https://www.davidnaylor.co.uk/google-penguin-3-0-slow-worldwide-rollout-weeks-days.html
…and here is my view on Penguin 3.0…
Google Penguin 3, it isn’t over yet… pic.twitter.com/RAO8neVPZy
— Dave Cain (@DaveCainSEO) October 20, 2014