29 Aug '14, 12pm

Google Kills Off Their Authorship Support

Google Kills Off Their Authorship Support

Last night, Google's John Mueller was tasked to announce on his personal Google+ account that Google has dropped support for authorship, completely. Yes, completely. They simply removed it from their search results interface and from behind the scenes, the algorithms. They do not use authorship at all anymore. Here is what the authorship looked like in the search results yesterday morning: And as of this morning: John wrote: Unfortunately, we've also observed that this information isn’t as useful to our users as we’d hoped, and can even distract from those results. With this in mind, we've made the difficult decision to stop showing authorship in search results. John added: Search users will still see Google+ posts from friends and pages when they’re relevant to the query - both in the main results, and on the right-hand side. Today’s authorship change doesn’t impact these...

Full article: https://www.seroundtable.com/google-authorship-dead-19077...

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