Matt Cutts: Google doesn't count keyword or description meta tags in web searches

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 I just stumbled upon this where Matt Cutts says:
 "To this day, you still see courts mistakenly believe that meta tags
occupy a pivotal role in search rankings. We wanted to debunk that
misconception, at least as it regards to Google. Google uses over two
hundred signals in our web search rankings, but the keywords meta tag
is not currently one of them, and I donít believe it will be."
 And then down in the comments, you can see this (quoted from the
 ďEven though we sometimes use the description meta tag for the
snippets we show, we still donít use the description meta tag in our
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