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Is there an official Google press release about the so called "Pigeon" update?

Discussion in 'Local SEO' started by josharkness, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. josharkness

    josharkness Newbie

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    I did a search and could not find any. If anyone has any information I will be very happy if you share it. Thank you. Also does any one know the consequences of this update and what did it change?
     
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    Google pigeon: Minor update, Doesn't affects the major businesses.

    Pigeon's are local directories: Google intended this to serve business to all the local retailers. The algorithm gets the local directories to the first page (Local directories includes all the local businesses).

    SEO goes tough for the common keywords, now everyone focusing on targeting their local counties. Google may released this update to intimate that they will release a major algo (like Panda 4.0) to filter the local searches :).