Google: Stop Using PageRank
According to +Barry Schwartz
, Google's +John Mueller
has definitively laid to rest public (or "toolbar") PageRank, as many of us had suspected for some time now.
To be clear, this is the version of PageRank that Google periodically rea leased to the public. This does NOT mean that Google no longer uses some form of Page and Brin's original PageRank link-based formula as part of its web ranking algorithm. #l #seo