Google released the July 2022 product reviews update. It will take 2-3 weeks to complete the rollout. The July 2022 product review update, the fourth in a series of updates targeting low-quality reviews, is now live.
The fourth Google product reviews algorithm update has begun rolling out, a search ranking algorithm focused on showing searchers the most helpful and useful reviews and content on the web.
The announcement was made on Twitter along with a link to Google’s official page for search ranking updates.
Google Product Review History
|Product Reviews Update||Release Date||Completed Date|
|July 2022 product reviews update||July 27, 2022||The rollout will take 2-3 weeks to complete.|
|March 2022 product reviews update||March 23, 2022||April 11, 2022|
|December 2021 product reviews update||December 1, 2021||December 21, 2021|
|April 2021 product reviews update||April 8, 2021||April 22, 2021|
July 2022 Product Reviews Update
July product review update does not contain any new guidance. It is important for websites that publish product reviews to continue to focus on meeting Google’s high-quality content criteria.
Your site won’t be affected by this update if you don’t publish product reviews.
This update does not apply to you if you sell products that customers can review on your website, since that’s not considered a review.
Websites that publish long-form product reviews are affected by this update.