Google Search Doesn't Recognize Authors But Rather Entities

Oct 14, 2019 • 7:11 am | comments (3) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Author Entity

Gary Illyes from Google was asked if Google search tracks or recognizes authors. He said for Google Search it is more about entities, not authors. But for Google News and Google Scholar, Google does recognize authors.

The concept of authorship in Google search is long gone.

Here are the tweets covering what Gary said at PubCon:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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