'Mobilegeddon': Google's latest big search update

Get ready for Mobilegeddon

Expect your Google search results to get a bit more mobile friendly starting Tuesday.

Google's changing its search algorithms Tuesday to favor sites that work well on smartphones. That's great for mobile users, but bad for websites that haven't updated to correspond with the exploding number of mobile web users.

The web giant's new algorithm will determine whether or not a site is mobile friendly. If it isn't, the site won't appear prominently in search results.

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The change could push website owners to upgrade their sites since so many searches happen on mobile device rather than desktop computers.