I'm a little iffy about what kind of feedback is acceptable when leaving comments or flags on other people's hubs. Up till now, I've only had good things to say about the hubs I've read. But I just read one that made me sick. I wasn't sure how to proceed, or whether to even leave feedback, because I don't want to come across as being overly critical.
Because it wasn't actually the article itself that was necessarily the problem; it was the affiliate link that went with it. It promoted a book that teaches men how to manipulate women's emotions to get them into bed. The hub was tagged with words like "love" and "romance", which seem like misnomers for what was actually being promoted.
I think that most women would be hurt by what they saw on this hub. Is it okay to say that, or should I just keep my opinions to myself, since they are just my opinions? I don't want to start a war or anything. I suppose he has the right to sell whatever books he wants to, and say what he wants to say. Like I said, the article was okay (albeit poorly written and not very in-depth), but its purpose was to point to a sales page loaded with soft porn and a degrading message that most women would not appreciate.
Comments aren't just for positive feedback or pats on backs.
If you feel strongly about it, and can express it in an intelligent way, then put forward your view.
If they come back and slam you in a derogatory manner then it'll just supply further evidence of poor character that others can witness. Let them hang by their own words.
Just stick to what you like and don't go where you don't like to be
It's altogether different kettle of worms if you like to fight, though ...
Good advice, thanks.
I think I'll leave the knock-down-drag-outs to the veterans and stick to happy places.
You can choose to flag a hub for "deceptive titles or tagging" if you chose. If a hub gets enough flags, admin will take a look at it to review the author's practices.
This is a very good question as I have seen a few hubs that offended me, but to me writers they have the right to publish their opinion no matter how wrong they may be.
How do you judge when someone has crossed the line? I find it hard to flag anything as to me its a minor form of censorship if I do something like that.
For example let's say an Evangelical posts that Evolution did not happen (you'd be surprised a decent contingent in the US thinks evolution is a big scam). I'd definitely comment and support evolution and that thing called science, but I'd have a very hard time flagging the hub even though its so obvious its wrong.
by Sabrina Yuquan Chen (陈玉泉)6 years ago
There are two newly discovered hubbers who have only posted raw translations by using online translating tool, what they did was merely copy and paste the results without doing any further modifications. From the...
by Tony Lawrence6 years ago
I'm not sure if I have mentioned this before here, so: it would REALLY help if we got feedback on stuff we flag - if only on the stuff that admins decide does NOT warrant action. Many times I have been...
by Frik Harmse4 months ago
Hi Hubbers,I'd like some help with passing the Quality Assessment Process. Will you please give feedback on my Hub Replacing the Tabata Protocol with....the Shortest Workout in the World." (must be signed in to...
by Mark Ewbie5 years ago
I have no idea what happens to hubs I flag. Whether they are passed as OK or rejected. It would be useful to know so I can tell whether I am flagging accurately, reasonably, correctly.Whether I should be...
by Eric Dockett17 months ago
I don't go around looking for Hubs to flag, but when I come across something with glaring issues I try to be a good HP citizen and alert staff. They have, after all, continuously preached about the importance of...
by Maddie Ruud5 years ago
I'm pleased to announce that the new and improved flagging reasons that I've alluded to recently have finally arrived. We have broken down some of the umbrella categories like "Substandard" into more...
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.