Noticed the + and - symbols for rating answers on questions has been replaced with the thumbs up and thumbs down icons.
Better, worse, or who cares?
DYK? In the gladiator arena of Rome, the thumbs up was the kill signal and the thumbs down was 'let him live', as in put your weapon down. Hollywood got it backwards and it's been with us ever since.
DYK? the thumbs up sign in Iraq is the same as the middle finger in the US? When I saw the picture in Time magazine of all the little kids giving the thumbs up sign with mischievous smirks, I knew the photographer had no idea.
I think most people will know that HP is in N America therefore will have their 'society norms' practiced and hopefully, take no offence other than to think we're strange? but who isn't
by Dorsi Diaz8 years ago
I was just wondering, if you read a well written hub but it was something controversial that had a different opinion than you had, would you rate it thumbs down because of that or would you rate it on the hub itself (...
by Veronica9 years ago
My stats is no longer showing the number of thumbs up or thumbs down I am getting on any hubs, or even just the totals. The columns are just gone. Am I having a problem, or is this stat something we all can't see...
by Dolores Monet7 years ago
Is there any way to tell if a particular hub has received any thumbs up or thumbs down, and if so, how many? I've been here long enough, I should know these things. But I don't.
by Satori8 years ago
Often, we'll be reading Hubs to find a specific answer or solution to something in our lives. And often, we'll get to the end and be "too busy" to rate it. This is understandable; I do it...
by Nancy Carol Brown Hardin2 years ago
I have a question about the blue thumbs on Hubs. If I click on the thumbs up, I also can click on the reasons i.e.; interesting, funny, beautifu, awesome, etc. What happens if I read a lens and feel it should be...
by Marye Audet9 years ago
Someone came through my hubs this afternoon and hit several with thumbs down for no reason..I mean they weren't even controversial. BLAH.
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.