Google rolls out December 2020 core algorithm update

Posted by Edith MacLeod on 7 Dec, 2020
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Google's first core update since May started rolling out on 3 Dec.

Google announced on 3 Dec that it would be releasing a broad core algorithm update - the December 2020 Core Update - later the same day.

In a follow up tweet a few hours later, it confirmed that the rollout had started.Google update.

Source: https://twitter.com/searchliaison/status/1334562142566055936

Google typically releases a core update every few months, and the last one was in May.

RankRanger is showing large flucutations on 4 Dec for both desktop and mobile SERPs.

Serps fluctuations.

Source: https://www.rankranger.com/rank-risk-index

Google's advice to sites hit by a core update can be seen here.

We'll be updating our blog as details emerge about the impacts of the core update.

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