Google Penguin 4.0 Is Now The Real Deal


After quite a while, Google’s Penguin algorithm has been successfully updated on 23rd September 2016. Google Penguin is now equipped with a real-time indicator and is now a part of Core Search Algorithm. Google Penguin updated penguin version is a filter built to capture sites, that are spamming Google’s Search. Google’s regular spamming systems permanently detect such issues.

Google first introduced this feature on April 2012, and has updated it sporadically. It is the fourth time, Google has released a new update – Google Penguin 4.0. Google new advanced feature caches numerous spamming sites and penalizes them even if they have been modified.


Here are some key takeaways- What SEOs need to know about this new real time Penguin Update –

The New update – Google Penguin is a part of Google Core Algorithm. From SEO Point of View, Google Penguin is a part of algo and won’t have any distinctive impact on the search results.

Google Penguin 4.0 is for All Countries, Languages –

Google has confirmed that this new release will be rolling out in all languages and all around the world. Google Penguin 4.0 is now Live all over the world.

Google Penguin 4.0 is Real Time –

Google’s new update – Google Penguin 4.0 is a real time update. The site owners will no longer have to wait for a Penguin update.

With this change, Penguin’s data will get refreshed in real time, so changes will be visible and much faster typically taking effect shortly after google re-crawls and reindexes a page.

Google Penguin 4.0 is Granular –

“It means it affects finer granularity not just websites. However, it does not mean that it will only affect pages.”
Google Penguin may impact specific pages or sections on a site. Google also cleared the air that there will be no more Penguin update!