Posted on June 7, 2019

Google’s Latest Search Algorithm Change Hurts Web Traffic for Daily Mail and Others

Cale Guthrie Weissman, Fast Company, June 6, 2019

A few days ago, Google warned publishers that change was on the horizon. The search giant was tweaking its algorithm, and it wanted to let publishers know that they may notice a shift. {snip}

The new algorithm was launched this past Monday, and some publishers are already taking a big hit. Most notable among them is the Daily Mail, which reportedly complained about losing up to 50% of its daily search traffic as a result of this update. {snip}


There were some winners, too–sites like the Mirror, the Sun, and HuffPost have reportedly seen big gains in search visibility as of this week.