Google Pigeon Update
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What is Google Pigeon?
Google Pigeon is the code name given to Google latest local search algorithm update. This update was released on July 24, 2014. Theupdate is aimed to increase the ranking of local listing in a search. The changes will also effect the search results shown in Google Maps along with the Google regular search results.
Google Pigeon Updates.. .
Pigeon Expands (UK, CA, AU) — December 22, 2014
Google’s major local algorithm update, dubbed “Pigeon”, expanded to the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. The original update hit the United States in July 2014. The update was confirmed on the 22nd but may have rolled out as early as the 19th.
Pigeon — July 24, 2014
Google shook the local SEO world with an update that dramatically altered some local results and modified how they handle and interpret location cues. Google claimed that Pigeon created closer ties between the local algorithm and core algorithm(s).