It’s official, says Steven Wyer. Google Authorship has succumbed to the same fate as Google Health, Google Dictionary, and Google Page Creator–all failed attempts to improve user experiences. Here, Steven Wyer answers questions about what, if anything, this change means to content creators.
Q: What is Google Authorship?
Steven Wyer: Google Authorship was a webmaster tool developed by Google that allowed for a digital watermark of sorts.