The Google Panda Update is a search filter introduced by Google in February 2011. The filter prevents websites with poor quality content from reaching the top spots of Google. Google Panda is upgraded from time-to-time to suit the existing conditions on the net. There were many sites that got hit by this update. A webmaster needs to make the right changes to his/her website to reach the top spots of Google once again. Publishing original, quality content on your site is the best way to avoid getting hit by the Panda update. Make sure you focus on user-friendliness when publishing content on your site.