Recently someone posted a comment to one of my hubs, but instead of notifying me of this, Hubpages marked the comment "unapproved", and the only reason I found out about it was that I saw this on Hubtivity. The comment disagreed with my hub, but it did so politely, and it was not offensive, and there were no links, so it did not fit the profile of a spam message. I had to go in by hand and mark it "not spam", before I responded to it.
Has anyone else had this experience? What causes it?
The systems tries to make your life easier and automatically unapproves comments it deems spam. Usually short generic comments like "good hub" trigger it, especially if a hubber makes a series of such comments on several hubs.
Yes, I understand about short generic comments, but this one had substance. It was about someone trying to make a mountain lion live on a vegetarian diet, and it related to my hub, so I'm still baffled.
If you leave a lot of the same comments on many hubs, or if the majority of your fellow hub authors mark your comments as "spam" the system will then classify you as a spammer and automatically "unapprove" your comments, even if you do make a random, original and valid one from time to time.
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