3 Examples of Impact From the March 7, 2017 Google Algorithm Update (AKA Fred)

by Glenn Gabe
March 7, 2017 will not be forgotten any time soon (at least for SEOs). That’s when a major algorithm update rolled out that impacted many sites across the web. It was named Fred (unfortunately) and there was quite a bit of controversy surrounding the update. Google finally confirmed the update, which is great, but there was so much obvious impact that a confirmation almost wasn’t necessary.Read the full article

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