I have some older posts that I decided have bad meta descriptions. Is it ok to update these? Or does that affect your current rankings negatively?

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JeanL Premium
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Readyforthis Premium
No, I haven't . I will check it out. Thanks!!
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Nick-at-WA Premium
Sure you can update it, because google doesn't rank you on meta tags anymore, but the meta title and meta description do have indirect influence on your SEO. Better clickthrough rate.
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Readyforthis Premium
Ok. Cool. Thanks
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Nick-at-WA Premium
You're welcome!
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MKearns Premium
This is a good thing Jamie. Look at this Alexa source! https://blog.alexa.com/seo-meta-descriptions/
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Dmtorre Premium
I don't think it messes with rankings at all. It is more of an indirect effect as you might see a better CTR with better meta descriptions. Correct me if I am wrong but that's what I have read in the past.
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Readyforthis Premium
ok. Thanks
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