Google Panda Penalty

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This is Google’s first major algorithm and is their most popular one.

Anyone involved with SEO knows who the entry of the Panda changed the SEO landscape.

On the wake of Google Panda’s inception, thousands of sites that had matching domain names were penalized in a move that shocked a lot of SEO experts.

What is Google Panda?

This is a search engine algorithm that was released in February 2011 and is named after a Google engineer: Biswanath Panda.

This update featured a search filter that was utilized to filter content based on quality.

It targeted sites that had low-quality content.

The introduction of the Panda algorithm saw many site owners experience a drop in the organic traffic.