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This article was published on April 14, 2011


Google’s collateral damage after algorithm changes, illustrated

Google’s collateral damage after algorithm changes, illustrated
Joel Falconer
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Joel Falconer is the Features Editor at TNW. He lives on the Gold Coast, Australia with his wife and three kids and can sometimes be found g Joel Falconer is the Features Editor at TNW. He lives on the Gold Coast, Australia with his wife and three kids and can sometimes be found gaming or consulting. Follow Joel on Twitter.

SEOBook has created an interesting infographic that details the effects that changes to Google’s algorithms have had on the web. Google is in a position of pretty tremendous responsibility: when it changes numbers in an algorithm, people’s livelihoods are affected. After the most recent change, for example, Mahalo had to lay off 10% of its staff in response to drastically reduced search traffic.