Pamella Neely says, “You don’t need rel=author tags on your site anymore. Google no longer tracks data from them. All authorship results in Google search are gone, too. And don’t look for Authorship functionality in your Google Plus profile, either — it’s been removed. Google has ended Google Authorship.

There were signs of this coming

If you feel betrayed, it’s okay. Many search=marketing professionals feel the same way. But after a few moments to process the grief, you’ll probably remember we did have signs of this coming”.

Farewell Google Authorship, We Hardly Knew You

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