I am reading hubs that appear to be advertisements and not information sharing i

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  1. flacoinohio profile image81
    flacoinohioposted 6 years ago

    I am reading hubs that appear to be advertisements and not information sharing is that appropriate?

    I have read two hubs in the last two days that are not very informative in regards to sharing personal knowledge or expertise.  These hubs read more like advertisements for a service rahter than a learning or knowledge gaining tool.  Am I wrong?  Is this type of writing appropriate for hubpages?

  2. Rui Carreira profile image86
    Rui Carreiraposted 6 years ago

    I got shocked as well.

    I found out lots of Ad-Hubs, Ive been voting down. But ill keep an eye on this question to see if someone answers it.

  3. moneytoplist profile image61
    moneytoplistposted 6 years ago

    This is more likely question for the HubPages staff. I have seen such hubs and I have also voted down. It is possible these hub disappear after some time -- I have referred over 100 writers to Hubpages and noticed that most of the hubs published by these newbies disappear in a few days after the publishing.

  4. flacoinohio profile image81
    flacoinohioposted 6 years ago

    I wrote this question after hearing that debt collectors were utilizing social networks to target debtors and the people on their "friends" lists.  They are also requesting to be a "friend" and utilizing the "friend" status to gather personal information.  It is possible that hubpages is being utilized in the same manner as a means to gather personal information.

 
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