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Newspaper Articles

  1. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    I've been flagging these as duplicate content, since the entire body of a Hub should be more than just a copy/pasted news article. 

    Does the duplicate content filter not check versus newspaper or other print media?

  2. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Only Paul can tell you how exactly it works, but it does not take into consideration any *offline* content for sure. It's just not possible technically. And not needed.

  3. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    Oh no no, I meant articles on the internet.  The hubs in question were word for word copied from articles found on google search.

  4. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Duplicate content in its purest form big_smile

  5. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    Awesome! That's what I thought.

    I was a bit sad when I saw it done by this particular hubber, too.

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    Iðunnposted 9 years ago

    you can keep flagging them, but combining various news for news blogs using snippets of a variety of articles (linked) and commented on with personal rants isn't going to get them pulled. it just means staff have to go in and do a bit of extra work. wink

    1. Whitney05 profile image63
      Whitney05posted 9 years ago in reply to this

      It's still flag material from what I gathered from another thread I asked on. I found another hubber copying- word for word- material from varius sites. Still posting the links to the sites, as though they were sources, but I'm sorry, it's still a duplicate and against the rules...

  7. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    I think you talking about different things, girls. Care to link an example?

  8. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    I'm sorry, darlin', but when the vast majority of a hub is copied from another site, it's still considered duplicate content.

    If you wanted to share news with other Hubbers, you could post the links on the forum.. but by trying to make money off of the writing of others you're doing something wrong.  Heck, I wouldn't flag news hubs if they had ads set to zero.

  9. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    Misha,

    I was not trying to name any names.

  10. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    Name the names - you know you'll feel better.

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    1. Stacie Naczelnik profile image89
      Stacie Naczelnikposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      I love, Love, LOVE those!

  11. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    It's kinda clear by now wink I guess you just have to agree to disagree tongue

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    Iðunnposted 9 years ago

    I used to run every single one of my hubs of any content with no ads.  it's not alllowed anymore. 

    try it on one of yours. 

    I suspect the owners found that less than useful for them, nothing to do with me. wink

  13. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    I just tried it and if you uncheck the box that says "this hub may be considered commercial" - then you can switch to no ads - and the ads go away smile

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      Iðunnposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      mark, thx!

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    Iðunnposted 9 years ago

    now I can get all that google bs out of my unpoetry!  yay!

    I have to work up the energy though tongue

    of course that gets flagged too.  I think every single one of my Hubs gets flagged and downthumbed.  so there is that. big_smile

  15. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    LOL - my pleasure. I didn't know you could flag some one's hub for being poor poetry.

    Yours is better than the Vogons' ....right? big_smile

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      Iðunnposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      well the practical part of labelling it unpoetry is that I don't have to worry about comparisons with real poetry.  truth in advertising. :p

  16. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    So, it's not better than Vogon poetry?

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    Iðunnposted 9 years ago

    apples and oranges.

  18. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Win wink

  19. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    Just tell me it's better than Vogon poetry. Or have you not read the hitch hikers guide?

  20. profile image0
    Iðunnposted 9 years ago

    just saw the movie and even then only because my daughter made me and paid for it.

    yeah, I'm not much of a sci-fi person.  I missed that one.  *blush*

    ok, I cede that my unpoetry is better than that, if only because it's shorter. big_smile

  21. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    Hitch hikers guide is not really sci-fi - it is as good an explanation of my spiritual beliefs as I could have written myself -

    And short is good as far as most poetry I have tried to read smile

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      Iðunnposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      lolz

      maybe I'll backtrack it.  I'm mid-researching the relationship between the IMF and third world hunger lately though, although I'm sure discussing that on HubPages would upset two or three hubbers if I used articles to make my point. big_smile

  22. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    LOL I used to work for the World Bank for more than 10 years. Don't hate me plz wink

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      Iðunnposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      yikes  yikes  yikes

      sad

      I don't hate anybody.  Just the power hungry whether it's small loose groups or organized formal ones.  I'd make a terrible socialist. sad

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    Iðunnposted 9 years ago

    ha, I had to do a "quote" to go in and look to see how you are getting those in.  image tags work!

    neat thing to know.  cool

    now if only we accrue all my favorite smileys, I'll be one happy camper. big_smile

  24. darkside profile image81
    darksideposted 9 years ago

    One newspaper article does not a hub make.

    Unless a person is quoting from it, as part of more complete hub. Or maybe they're discussing it, rubbing their opinion all over it. But it better be of substance and really grab my attention.

    But a copy and paste job of a piece of news and that's it? It's not just a waste of our time, HubPage bandwidth but really, of the Hub Author themselves. Nobody cares. They're better off not publishing it.

  25. jaymz profile image76
    jaymzposted 9 years ago

    HereHere Darkside!

    I think it's a waste of time to go out searching for related news articles, just to cut and paste what other people have spent their hard earned time writing. Then for someone to basically rip them off. What a poor sport that is.

 
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