Q: Does Google ever use the "keywords" meta tag in its web search ranking?
A: In a word, no. ... Our web search ... disregards keyword metatags completely. They simply don't have any effect in our search ranking at present
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Google Does Not Use Keyword Meta Tags
Nothing is easier to convince a client that Google does not use the keyword meta tag in its ranking than hearing it straight from the source.