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Not clear yet, how minor this update was - 1% of searches.
Because it must be a zero sum game, it is interesting to figure out how many lost traffic and how many gained?
Possible duplicate content, but another type of duplicate content, generated by the rewritten articles (I believe Google can detect which articles are rewritten);
We've been thinking of rankings as static, you get x% of the searches for your keyword based on your rank, but that's NOT how the internet works anymore. The rankings are in flux depending on site type (informational vs transactional vs locational) and day of week, keep that in mind with any report you make here... please.
One of the consequences of Panda 1 was that it destroyed a lot of traffic which came from blogs.
I want to find the factors of Panda penalties but I want to see if the affected websites are included at these points:
I believe we can find some common factors at the affected sites.