Google: the many algorithm updates are not related to mobile-first indexing

On Twitter, a website owner speculated that Google’s many ranking algorithm updates were related to Google’s recent mobile-first change:

Google’s John Mueller then replied that the algorithm updates were not related to mobile first indexing:

Another webmaster pointed out that last fall, Google also published several ranking algorithm updates:

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Johannes Selbach

Johannes Selbach is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at "".