Google removes author information from search results

If at first you do not succeed, try again. I suppose it is in that spirit of adventure and perseverance that has led Google to be the company that it is today. While there has been plenty of hits with Google and its services/products before, this does not mean that there are no misses at all. In fact, yet another particular Google service known as Google Authorship has bitten the dust – having been around for a mere three years. When it first launched, Google Authorship showed the face of the person (if a profile picture was uploaded earlier on, that is) beside whatever they have written on a website that was tied to said person's Google+ account. Earlier this June, there was no more showing off of the author’s profile picture because Mountain View wanted to bring together both mobile and desktop experiences. Efforts to see this intention to be realized eventually discovered that having Authorship snippets took up too much space on a smartphone’s screen, which was why that was dispe

Google removes author information from search results

Google has eliminated authorship information from its search results, meaning, for example, that authors' head shots will no longer appear next to their articles on Google News. 

Mon 1 Sep 14 from The Christian Science Monitor

Google will no longer display the names of authors in its search results

Google search results will not display names of authors associated with articles anymore, bringing an end to the company's Authorship experiment. The search giant had already stopped showing ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Techspot

Google Halts Google Authorship Effort

If at first you do not succeed, try again. I suppose it is in that spirit of adventure and perseverance that has led Google to be the company that it is today. While there has been plenty ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Ubergizmo

Google stops showing who wrote what in its search results

Google Authorship is no more. It has lived for only three short years, from the time Mountain View launched it in 2011, displaying people's faces alongside anything they've written on a website ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Engadget

Google stops displaying content authorship in search results

Presenting author information in search results wasn't as useful as Google had expected.

Thu 28 Aug 14 from CNET

Google Stops Showing Authorship In Search Results

 Google today announced that it has stopped showing the names of authors in its search results. The company first started showing authorship on its search results pages a few years ago. ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from TechCrunch

Google Drops Authorship In Search Results

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is sometimes said that nothing lasts forever. The latest example of Google's relentless commitment to change was announced on August 28 ...

Sat 30 Aug 14 from RedOrbit

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