Google Confirms Position on META Data

We thought this one was already a closed case, but apparently the question of META tags still gets asked to Google engineers frequently. So today on the Google Webmaster blog, there’s a nice article on what META tags Google uses and which they do not. The META keywords is quite notably omitted, with love going to the often neglected META description tag and the SEO’s favorite tool, the Title tag.

Again, no thunder bolts of lightning here, but nice to hear that Google’s hands know what the others are doing. And another nail in the coffin for META keywords, MSN notwithstanding