Google just confirmed that it’s penguin version 3.0 has been released. This update is seen as refresh of the previous update. Many of the blog posts and threads seen on various sites shows this update mainly helped the site owners whose site hit in previous versions of penguin updates.
Backlink removal is done by many of the site owners and bloggers to regain their site after the last penguin update hit. After this update, many of the sites which loses its toxic links are back in the search engine ranking. Also few new sites are also got hit by this update with many of the piracy sites are also hit by this update. Those sites are having the same content and download links, so it is easy to be hit.