Moving Forward with Mobile
For the first time, Google is looking at more than simply relevant content. The search-engine-in-chief is now also looking at how good of a user experience your site is providing to visitors and using this as a ranking factor.
"The recent change by Google will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results.” - Google Webmaster Central Blog 2015
Mat Cutts of Google explains how this particular component of html script is no longer considered when search engines rank a page or post: