Google’s John Mueller went live in Google Hangouts to discuss the changes to Google’s algorithms. He said that while Google makes almost daily changes to these algorithms, it isn’t necessary for them to come out and make an announcement every time they do it. He says it would be excessive because changes are made on an almost daily basis. He goes on to say that when changes are made that affect website’s rankings to a significant degree, they try to make this known to the owners of the websites.
- There are too many updates and changes every year to constantly tell everyone about. Hundreds per year.
- They only notify people of updates when it is useful for those who work with specifics, notably webmasters.
- Google needs to use time wisely. There is no point in notifying everyone of minor updates and changes.
“Google’s John Mueller addressed the question of why they don’t disclose most Google algorithm updates and changes in this mornings Google hangout not just once, but twice.”