I got a 'This Hub needs to be revised before it can be published' note on a recent hub I did titled "Collected Scratchings" that stated 'A substantial portion of the content on this hub appears on other pages' - these were all original poems that I wrote and have not published anywhere, not on another hub here or anywhere else . . . what gives? I was told to 'contact us' - who is the 'us' I need to contact? The hub is at . . .
You may want to read this first,
That link only clarifies that 'substantial similarity' issues can be included in the moderating of delicate content - these are poems . . . I have a couple of other hubs that feature poems, but not these poems and not any that could be counted as having a 'substantial similarity'.
Have you ever posted those poems ANYWHERE else online? Facebook? Entered them in a competition on a site like poems.com?
I'm sure I have not - I may have shared 1 or 2 of them privately with an individual online, like in an email, but I don't think I've even done that . . . if any of them were ever posted anywhere online publicly it would have been like 20 years ago on the old FidoNet BBS and I don't think I ever did that - I think there's been some kind of mistake in marking my hub as duplicate or substantially similar material.
by leeberttea6 years ago
For adult content? Really? There is no nudity at all in that Hub. I respectfully request that the restriction be lifted. All the images were found on the web in spite of strict filters being imposed upon my search....
by Lena Kovadlo3 years ago
One of my friends who is a poet had created a Hub Pages account in hopes to share her poetry with others. She published a number of poetry hubs that included her poetry and appropriate images but they became unpublished...
by Cindy Vine7 years ago
Omigod, should I be flattered or furious? Somebody called Pupa has just put my Fear, Phobias and Frozen Feet hub on some site called Winknaija! They haven't credited me with having written it or given any...
by Janis Leslie Evans4 years ago
I have had a few poems receive non-featured status. I've been able to revive them by adding a couple of text paragraphs to expound on the topic of the poem while maintaining the integrity of the poem. It lengthens the...
by preferred4 years ago
Hi, I wrote my first hub and finally published it last night. It "This Hub needs to be revised before it can be published"So I revised it, and got the same message, I revised it and revised it and still the...
by Kathleen Lewis6 years ago
I have a hub that is nearly 3 years old, has a high Hub rank, and generates a fair bit of revenue for HP and myself. It is all original content and has several links to other websites. Each of the links...
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.