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Google Authorship in web-search discontinued

Google Authorship in Web Search Discontinued

Google Authorship in web-search is no longer supported as recently stated on the official Google Webmaster Authorship page. The discontinuation of Google authorship was confirmed by John Mueller on Google+ on August 28, 2014. John Mueller states that “in our tests, removing authorship generally does not seem to reduce traffic to sites. Nor does it increase clicks on ads. We make these kinds of changes to improve our users’ experience“. Read more