Phantom update - Things to Know

Phantom update   Google has rolled out its phantom algorithm updates in the beginning of month and there is havoc downfall of traffic ...



Phantom update 

 Google has rolled out its phantom algorithm updates in the beginning of month and there is havoc downfall of traffic approx 22 percent or more in some major websites. For example Hubpages that contains more than 8,70,000 mini blogs lost its 20% traffic in the update.

From the last couple of days the websites like eHow, WikiHow, Answers.com and other sites have seen a havoc downfall in traffic.



Phantom update - Things to Know 

1. It was content specific update, not domain specific
2. Targeted towards thin content of " how-to-articles" -- "How to shoot landscape", "How to make a pizza" Major Impacted Websites are (owned by Demand Media ) i. Hubpages ii.eHow Wikihow and answers.com also saw some drop in organic traffic.

More can be seen here
http://www.cnbc.com/id/102669423 

However, no official confirmation arrived from google about this update.  

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