Google recently announced that the link spam update is complete. The update that initially began rolling out on July 26th, 2021, is now done rolling out as of August 24th, 2021. It took over a full month for this update to roll out and two weeks longer than Google had said.
Here’s Google’s announcement about the link spam update that is done rolling out. Earlier, Google said, “This algorithm update, which will roll out across the next two weeks, is even more effective at identifying and nullifying link spam more broadly, across multiple languages.” The update is finally fully live. So how do you know if your site has been impacted by the update? Tough to say as of now! We had a bunch of unconfirmed updates after this announcement was made. Maybe they were related to the link spam update, maybe not. All we know is that the Google link spam update didn’t have any negative effect on our client rankings. If you’ve been affected by this update, you can get in touch with our team for professional help.