From Internetnews.com, May 6, 2005
Tips From the Search Crowd
Yahoo's Tomi Poutanen, director of international search operations, said Yahoo! is the only search engine that currently makes use of Meta keyword information. But Meta keywords, which were once a standard tool for search engine optimization, can be abused, he said. As a result, Yahoo considers Meta keywords only if they actually appear on the page content and should be not be used as a way to fool the engine in any way.