Google May 2020 Core Algorithm Update News

Last updated on May 22nd, 2021 at 06:38 am

Yesterday, on 4th May 2020, Google’s Danny Sullivan made a tweet about the new update in Google’s core algorithm. It is called “May 2020 Core Update”

Dan sullivan gave the news about the new update in google algorithm
Official Tweet from @searchliaison

This update is the second update after the January 2020 update. SEO Community was in doubt about the effect of Corona virus pandemic on the release of updates. 

What is the need for updates?

All major updates have a huge impact on site rankings. SEO professionals have to adapt according to the new updates every time. Soon the effects will forecast what would happen next. The following tweet stated to fully roll out in one to two weeks

They stated that, the algorithm will take one to two week in complete roll out
It will effect the current SEO tactics in following two weeks

What about the SEO jobs?

This core algorithm update has rolled out amid the time of economic dis-balances when jobs are being laid off. But when algorithms change, the need of the SEO experts becomes more important.

This algorithm update is coined as the may 2020 core update.
Official Name – “May 2020 Core Update”

The more its volatility the more useful their jobs will become. So we can assume that this update will bring some good time for the SEO jobs and a significant rise in their demand

Which areas to care about?

If you follow the algorithm updates news regularly, you know well that there is no “fix” for the ranking if it drops down after the modification. Rather, it is suggested to the website owners to make the content as best as it can be. 

This is because all the changes are to provide the best answers to the queries of the users and nothing else.

Which areas are being affected?

  • Local search businesses
  • Health related sites
  • Rolling out worldwide
  • Multiple languages simultaneously

This list just indicate the major areas which are being hit by this update. News are coming from other business sites which has a huge drop in traffic. Some site owners are claiming that they have almost shifted to second page for many queries for which they were ranking at the top. This update is also a great shift for the digital marketers involved in making digital marketing strategies.

What is Thin Content? How does it matter in this update?

The short and simple answer is, “The content which has no value is called Thin content.” Thin content is a deal of great loss to your website in this update as many websites having thin content, lost their position in Google Search results.

Extra Read:
According to the search engine journal, the corona virus pandemic has changed the expectation of their queries from google. Corona virus related queries are the most asked queries in the history of Google search. Peoples are asking from everywhere in the world and almost every language. 

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