Hubpages is adding hubbers' username as the author name in the Rel="Author" tag. Since many hubbers like me do not use the real name as username, we face problems such as our authorship information not showing up in the Google search result.
I would request hubpages to give the hubbers the option of selecting either the real name or pen-name (username) to be included in the Rel="Author" tag,
Have you setup Google Authorship using the instructions in the FAQ?
Hubpages is adding rel="author" tag with my user name, not with my real name.I have found the
following information when I checked the source codes of my profile page.
by <a href="http://andromida.hubpages.com/" rel="author">andromida</a>
I guess my username should be replaced by my real name.
My experience has been that what shows up in search results is my G+ info. When you connect the two accounts it just makes your HP content show up in search results with the G+ info. The point of Google Authorship is to have a connection between your work and Google profile.
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