SQ: I've heard you complain about the trauma of trying to unlearn a childhood spent watching Gilligan's Island. by Stewart Quealy Clay Shirky, an expert on collaboration tools, social networks, peer-to-peer sharing, and open source development, was...
These algorithm changes are given colorful nicknames, such as Florida, Jagger, Gilligan and Bourbon, and they range from minor tweaks to large-scale changes that cause a lot of consternation in the SEO community.
WebmasterWorld initially declared one was underway,
dubbed it "Gilligan," then after Matt downplayed if it really was an
update, a "false alarm" was declared by WebmasterWorld. Noticed changes to Google results?
Technically Update Gilligan is just backlink/PageRank data becoming visible once more, not a
real update. Matt links over to WebmasterWorld, which initially dubbed this an update with the name of "Gilligan" but has since retitled the thread "False...
WebmasterWorld has a fresh thread
up at Update Gilligan Google Upate Sept 2005. I wrote earlier that there were signs that Google was increasing its index size. More signs are coming
now -- as well as more chatter about a major update overall, at...