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[edited by: tedster at 4:54 am (utc) on Apr 1, 2012]
Surely, google users will notice these crap results and start moving away... soon.
I'd almost guess that Google is just removing older authority sites in favor of nothing but news articles and blogs... Branding obviously has lost traction.
Newness, exact keyword domain and rapid backlink building (only in 100 or so directories) seems to do the trick.
Is this Google's April fools day joke?
Am I the only one who've noticed two small Panda iterations lately?
According to my stats: The first one was between 23 and 24 March and the second update happened on 30 and 31 March.
Going, going, GONE!
After over 10 years of consistently ranking between position #1 and #3 on page one for a single four letter word search term, the month of March (starting on the 10th) has resulted in falling to below the fold, then to page 2, then page 3 and today I have been completely removed for that term.
Yeah well done Google. You made it increasingly difficult for people to find solid information in my niche. Now you have made it nearly impossible. Complete disservice to your users and I sincerely hope that the pieces are picked up in the end.