Where’s that time machine? Bing is using the meta keywords tag in its ranking algorithm again.
Danny Sullivan’s The Meta Keywords Tag Lives At Bing & Why Only Spammers Should Use It article offers awesome insight from Duane Forrester of MSN.
To summarize – the meta keyword tag won’t make a huge difference, but Bing may use it to identify spammers via tag stuffing.
If you’re like me, this doesn’t change a whole lot. Personally, I haven’t used the meta keywords tag in a long time; not worth the time and effort in my opinion.