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Penguin Update 2016: Game Changer or a Damp Squib?

The trivia
The SEO universe is rife with speculation about the imminent arrival of the latest Penguin Update. It is perhaps the most awaited algorithm update in Google’s history. To all those unenlightened greenhorns who are completely oblivious to Google Penguin update, let’s first begin by taking a bird eye’s view of its evolution and what on earth it is all about? Penguin refers to a set of algorithm updates that are released on time-to-time basis by the Google, the search engine behemoth, to raise the value of search query results for its users. It was first released on 24th April 2012. Penguin Update seeks to bring to task scheming companies and web developers, those who deploy malicious tactics such as Black Hat SEO techniques to artificially boost the search engine rankings of their websites and web pages. Black Hat SEO techniques often include link spamming, keyword stuffing, using invisible text on web pages, reproducing copyrighted content from genuine websites to further th…