Google Panda has 1 year

As everyone remember, Google’s Panda update on February 24th, 2011. For this “Panda-versary”, the SEObook website make an infographic to help us understand about the effect of the algorithm 1 year after it first released.

Here is a sum up of the infographic realized by SEO book:

Before Panda:

  • Too much content farms
  • Relevancy was primarily link-driven
  • Too much low content pages

Google’s algorithms and Google’s brand started to be precept in a negative way. Google then reacts by deploying the algorithm Panda.

You can also read my post to understand easily Google Panda.


What about the impact of Panda?

It’s possible to categorize websites in three types of site:

  • Big brands: They have greatly benefited from the arrival of Google Panda algorithm. SERP position has increased.
  • Smaller sites: Generally not impacted, because Google doesn’t have enough data to sanction them.
  • Large un-branded sites with many pages: Huge effects, and large ranking decrease


Here is the infographic:

Google Panda "Pandaversary"

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David Henriques

Digital entrepreneur and co-founder of Sekkei Studio, a digital marketing agency in Shanghai, Paris and Hong Kong. More than 10 years of experience in helping the communication of foreign companies in China.


  1. Onyeka

    Let me start by saying nice post. Im not sure if it has been talekd about, but when using Chrome I can never get the entire site to load without refreshing many times. Could just be my computer. Thanks.

  2. I would like to thank you for this great information. You have given very good information.

  3. Very interesting Blog. I agree that Google Panda has changed so many things.

    Panda has given the SEO new direction. Nowadays the SEO is more pure and clean rather than SPAMMY.

    Hope this helps the White HAT SEO more.

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