The software for the forums provides plenty as is. This subject was brought up to the community in the past and if you feel like, you can search using the little white box at the top of the page and find the forum posts with regards to it.
The community has shot it down. Hubpages isn't a social networking site and as far as I can tell, that hasn't changed. It's a writers site.
forum, chat , Facebook ,twitter. all of them full of words being said. very few worth listening to. "for one word a man is often deemed to be wise. and for one word he is often deemed to be foolish. we ought to be careful, indeed , what we say." ray
they did change the format of threads so you can opt for either by responses or chronologically (I think that's the way it is) so that any thread can kind of serve like a chat room. We chat all the time in places like the "last one to post" thread and "banned because" and there used to be a "Hub tribe is forming" thread which lasted quite awhile - mostly we just act silly on those threads. So you're better off posting specific threads for the topics you want to discuss (and obviously, when you look at some of the ones that exist, you can post just about anything that ain't too bad or porno or some such!) anyway, have fun - we're all fun to talk to even if we are writers. I mean, just because we're writers doesn't mean we don't like to chat and act out - in fact in days of yore there used to be some very funny chats (when we were young and foolish, I guess)
Who thinks we should ask to reinstate a page dedicated to locating hubbers by hubber score. Beginning with 100-0.We once had such a page here that made the hubber score much more relevant, and we could at least get a...