Google Penguin Weeks Away, Will Be Part of Core Algo; Google PageRank Will Probably Never Update Again. Google: Title Tags Are Not A Critical Ranking Signal, as Google’s John Mueller said the title tag on the page is not as critical for ranking than the content on the page. In short, he explained that Google can rank a page with a missing title tag, but missing content makes it much harder for Google to rank.
Google Explains What It Means To Be Part Of The “Core” Algorithm, therefore the algorithm needs to be consistent enough to run by itself without much worry that it won’t work right. Bing Boasts Continuous Updates To Their Search Engine Daily.