The recent PR update from Google really surprised everyone. It was unexpected. As Matt Cutts, the head of the WebSpam team of Google recently said that there is no possibility of PR Update this year. But, it happened. May be a Christmas gift from Google. 🙂
The last PageRank update from Google before this one was on 4th of February-2013. And after a long 10 months break finally it has been updated on 6th of December-2013 again. There was also a rumour that “May be PR system of Google will no longer be exist”. But, unexpectedly it happens. May be Google will try this system for one more year.
This Google PR update has become a controversial topic due to serious factors. Some webmasters are complaining that the PR unexpectedly dropped due to recent update. A lot of websites failed to notice the impact of this recent update. If your website’s PR was not updated as expected, Matt Cutts has some explanations over this issue according to this video,