Last August Google announced Caffeine, an update in their search technology that users were able to test by visiting the Google Caffeine website. Last week that site was disabled by Google with a message saying “We appreciate all the feedback from people who searched on our Caffeine sandbox. Based on the success we’ve seen, we believe Caffeine is ready for a larger audience. Soon we will activate Caffeine more widely.”
Matt Cutts, Google employee and search guru has confirmed that caffeine will be launched after the holidays. While Google continually tweaks its results, this will be the first major update since 2006. What will the update mean to the Google web results?
Search results for most websites will see negligible changes, the real power of Caffeine will be the ability for Google to index and deliver new content much faster and with greater flexibility.
Read more about Google Caffeine on Matt Cutts Blog