I know that many people within hubpages do not see a need or use for Any profanity but there are many other hubbers that would disagree. Whether it be in short stories or relaying a true conversation from the colorful, real world, where most of live, we should be permitted the use of limited profanity. However, for those folks with stringent disapproval of All Curse words, I'd appreciate the ability to forewarn them by way of an up front, Clear Warning that would state something to the effect of: 'WARNING - May Contain Language of an Adult Nature.' This should satisfy those hubbers or outside readers that feel curse words in any frame are nothing but distasteful & markers of an uneducated person, as well as satisfying those of us that come from a more open-minded, colorful lifestyle that don't feel the need to limit the ways in which we express emotion.
Why not just write: 'WARNING - May Contain Language of an Adult Nature.' as the first line of your hub?
MelissaBarrett - I was under the impression that any curse word of any sort, including if it is Not actually cursing but instead of a medical nature, was prohibited. I've seen a couple of threads discussing this where I suppose certain hubs were not allowed to be published because of certain words that were "Flagged." So, that's why I thought if it would be permitted but regulated, with an upfront warning, then that would satisy everyone. I have since read that some hubs have apparently slipped through that were Choc-Full of offensive content & people were wondering how they slipped thru the cracks.
My hub on a perfectly innocent kids video games topic, was not allowed to have advertising. The name of the toy was skylanders molten hot dog. I found this a bit frustrating as it gets quite a lot of traffic. Does hub pages deal with profanities and words that might have double meanings in the same way?
by Brian 5 years ago
I would like to know what they consider adult content. I do not have a hub with adult content on it. For those of you who have read my hubs, did you notice anything to be considered adult oriented? As in claims of nudity? I had a couple cartoons on my camping hub, but that stuff can be seen on any...
by John Hansen 4 years ago
I have just received an email notification that one of my "micro-poems" has been unpublished as it was found to contain "adult" content. Now this hub, "Micro-poem (No.8) Five Times a Day" was published months ago on my first attempt and featured. I have never made any...
by Dennis L. Page 6 years ago
What constitutes a Hub being taken down for adult content?I recently noticed an exceptional writer here who wrote a gut wrenching and informative poem about bulimia and lo and behold HubPages took the article down claiming it was "adult content." There weren't any swear words or anything...
by Katherine Tyrrell 4 years ago
I have to say I'm very surprised to be writing this as so far an awful lot of Hubpages the site has been very impressive and I'm liking it a lot.However I'm concerned about adult oriented topics getting mixed up with those where the content should be 100% suitable for childrenI don't want hubs...
by Paul Edmondson 10 years ago
Today we pushed out the next step of removing adult content from HubPages. If you had hubs marked as adult, they are now unpublished in your account.We also introduced several improvements to our moderation tools. Please flag adult content and it will get reviewed very quickly. ...
by Sondra Rochelle 3 years ago
I'm sorry if this post offends anybody, but I am really getting tired of people who basically are non English speakers showing up, throwing a hub together without expending any effort to read the forums or the learning center to find out what they should be doing, and then asking for help to...
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