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(Entry was posted by Divyush Raj on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, April 12, 2018).

Are meta `keywords` tag still useful?

Are meta `keywords` tag still useful?
Does google take into consideration the keywords mentioned in

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  • Dave Elliott: No not even vaguely no Google, no bing. Only search engine that does is yandex. So if you want Russian traffic then go for it.
  • Gerry White: Some site search engines still use it, but otherwise nope
  • Travis Bailey: The only major search engine in the Western hemisphere that recognizes it is Bing. And to them, it`s just a spam sign - so it`s best just to ignore it.Yes, there are some small/niche directories/search engines that use it. But those generally don`t apply to the vast majority of sites.

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