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Flagging Nonsense Articles

  1. eugbug profile image99
    eugbugposted 5 years ago

    If an article is total nonsense should it be flagged? Presumably articles on HubPages should be as factually correct as possible. I have flagged several articles today, several on the subject of electrical generators which can provide everlasting free power. Or are these pseudoscience articles just as valid as articles on astrology?

    1. A Driveby Quipper profile image59
      A Driveby Quipperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      What are you, the Hub narc?

    2. wilderness profile image98
      wildernessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's a hard call for me, too.

      I don't generally flag them, thinking as you do that they are just as valuable as astrology or the thousands of conspiracy or bigfoot articles everywhere.

      I would only flag if I found one that was actually dangerous and was very commonly accepted as such.

  2. relache profile image90
    relacheposted 5 years ago

    Everlasting generators which provide free power are a popular spam topic on the 'net in general, much like the ones about running your car on water.

    Admin appreciates if you flag them.

  3. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    If the goal if the hub seems to be to con people, I flag it.

    1. relache profile image90
      relacheposted 5 years agoin reply to this


      1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
        Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years agoin reply to this