Additional values for HTML rel tags

Apparently there are some new rel tags I’ve seen flying around the internet. rel=me. rel=author.

I’ve noticed that a lot of the trust-worthy “social” sites starting using the rel=me tag instead of the disappointing rel=nofollow.

So I’ve made sure to update my homepage, and update a lot of incoming links too. Hopefully the shift away from every link having nofollow will benefit legitimate blogs and websites representing real people who don’t blogspam daily. At least I can dream. Rankings for my name in search engines have fallen pretty drastically recently. I’ll make a followup to this if I see a noticeable boost.

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