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Mid-Week Google Search Algorithm Ranking Volatility January 9th & 10th - Search Engine Roundtable

Last updated Wednesday, January 10, 2024 09:02 ET , Source: NewsService

For the past several unconfirmed Google Search ranking algorithm updates that we covered, those were almost all reported over the weekend. Now I am seeing search ranking volatility in the middle of a work week. I am seeing signs of an unconfirmed update starting off Tuesday, January 9th and today, Wednesday, January 10th.

Again, it is a bit unusual to see a spike in ranking volatility during a work week, as opposed to starting off on a Friday and through the weekend.

I am now seeing signs of an update kicking off on yesterday and today. But just to show you the previous Google updates, here they are and they were all on the weekend:

Here is what I am seeing over the past couple of days...

SEO Chatter

Let's start with the chatter I am seeing within the SEO community. Keep in mind, it is less than 24-hours, so the chatter is still new. The chatter is both at WebmasterWorld and the comments here:

Traffic has been very weak since yesterday.
I notice intense movement in the SERPs. Lots of volatility. Something going on...
Seeing same as well. A lot of my articles have dropped out of the serps / lost a lot of...

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