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Please Help : Hub is Not Featured

  1. androidfan profile image78
    androidfanposted 4 years ago

    One of my hubs was getting decent traffic and was featured. But I have tried to update it and after that it has become red with "needs revision" and also ads are blocked I don't know why. I have tried to make certain changes and the result is the same.

    Can anybody help me by checking this hub? What is wrong with it? Why the ad is also disabled?

    http://androidfan.hubpages.com/hub/howt … ola-droid2

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image77
      The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I cannot think of the word but if you do not watch the ads they may be appearing too '?-?' (ex.- may be selling guns or getting too sexy) Those are just examples because as I said I cannot remember the proper word at this time.That may be the revision - delete those ads if you see any.
      P.S. - I could not check out the Hub because it was 'No longer published'

      1. androidfan profile image78
        androidfanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        But this is a technical hub, about a mobile phone. There is no sexual content or anything about a gun on it. If you consider Motorola Droid 2 phone as a dangerous grenade then it is a different matter though.

        1. The Examiner-1 profile image77
          The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

          I said that those were only 'samples', the 'proper' word which I was looking for escaped me. What I was trying to say is that ads can be tricky - you have to keep an eye on them or they can sneak in something which may not be allowed, either by HP or else by Google. Check the ads and see if there are any which may have the "slightest" flaw in them to make them not allowed.

    2. Emmanuel Marosi profile image65
      Emmanuel Marosiposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Undo the changes you last made and re-submit your hub again for publication. The hub will be reviewed and re-published. Make sure you don't put up too many ads. Don't make it look too fancy as well

      1. psycheskinner profile image81
        psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        This from a person who lost his Adsense account for posting similar material.

        1. Emmanuel Marosi profile image65
          Emmanuel Marosiposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Does my answer offend you? Since I learnt from this dreadful experience I am trying to help fellow hubbers here.

          1. psycheskinner profile image81
            psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Learning from you experience would mean telling OP *not* to post this kind of material.  Not continuing to post it.  If s/he does that the result will be what it was for you: loss of adsense account.

            1. Emmanuel Marosi profile image65
              Emmanuel Marosiposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              Did I tell OP to post the same content? Maybe you should learn to read and understand English

              1. psycheskinner profile image81
                psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                "Undo the changes you last made and re-submit your hub again for publication."

                With or without changes the hub is about rooting.  Rooting an android phone without permission is generally considered to be illegal.  The hub was rejected for this reason.

                1. Emmanuel Marosi profile image65
                  Emmanuel Marosiposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                  If you didn't get it, OP updated the hub and then Hubpages gave the notification "needs revision". If OP removes the changes on the hub, OP will return to the original featured hub.

                  1. psycheskinner profile image81
                    psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                    The changes triggered the inspection.  But the problem was not the changes, it was the hub topic.

  2. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago

    Your hub is about something that may or may not be legal, depending on who you ask -- and something that pisses off large companies. http://appshappens.com/rooting-android- … d-to-know/

    So... I don't think this is a mystery. Advertisers don't like controversy.

  3. Thief12 profile image92
    Thief12posted 4 years ago

    I guess it would be no harm if I ask a similar question here. I posted a hub this morning about Cannibal Holocaust, a 1980 horror film. When I got home a while ago, I saw it was "Not Featured - Quality". However, to be honest, I can't see what is different in the quality of the writing when compared to my other 28 hubs, all of which are featured. Can anyone help me? Was it the subject of the hub, being about a reviled horror film? Was it the pictures?

  4. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago

    The typo in the title might not be helping (it should be its)

    1. Thief12 profile image92
      Thief12posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Fixed! Thanks. Then again, I've seen worse typos on featured articles.

  5. androidfan profile image78
    androidfanposted 4 years ago

    Do you think the subject "rooting" can cause the disabling of ads? But I don't think it is illegal. The manufacturers have no problem with it. May be the carrier companies do not like the idea.

    1. Writer Fox profile image76
      Writer Foxposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Since rooting is hacking, the answer is yes.

      1. androidfan profile image78
        androidfanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Dam... I did not know that.

        1. Cardisa profile image93
          Cardisaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          You wrote a hub on rooting and had no idea it meant hacking? Then how do you know how to root a phone? This is so strange.

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    Ronnytronposted 4 years ago

    It's illegal because It's hacking! or may be there are some keywords which are identified by automatic filters as illegal. Do you have hacking or related terms in your hub??

    1. androidfan profile image78
      androidfanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nope.. there is a message telling me that it is done by human review and not by any automatic tool.

  7. profile image0
    Ronnytronposted 4 years ago

    I have seen some published rooting articles on HP before. I think you should email the staff politely asking them for specific reason. I am sure they'll reply.

    1. androidfan profile image78
      androidfanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I have emailed them politely half an hour ago and now waiting for their help. Mutual help is essential for growth, is not it.

  8. profile image0
    Ronnytronposted 4 years ago

    They are probably asleep right now. what time is it in US?

    1. androidfan profile image78
      androidfanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      It is 9:25 AM. They sleeps too long..smile

      1. Writer Fox profile image76
        Writer Foxposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        7:38 a.m. in California

  9. profile image0
    Ronnytronposted 4 years ago

    BTW I think yours is the second most visited account on HP.

  10. profile image0
    Ronnytronposted 4 years ago

    It's 8:11 p.m here in Goa.

    1. Writer Fox profile image76
      Writer Foxposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Are you related to Super Ninja?

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    Ronnytronposted 4 years ago

    2nd account. Bubblews still sucks!

  12. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago

    You need to choose one account to use on the forums.  Using multiple accounts is a no-no.

  13. profile image0
    Ronnytronposted 4 years ago

    On the same forum, right? I don't use multiple acc on same forums. Is that allowed?

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      On this forum, all of it.

      1. profile image0
        Ronnytronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I never comment on the same forum with different accounts.

        1. Cardisa profile image93
          Cardisaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          What she means is that use one account in the forums. If you logged into the forums with this account then you cannot use the other in any of the other forums. One account for all the forums will prevent confusion.

          1. profile image0
            Ronnytronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Thanks! I'll stop doing that.
            The staff won't ban me for what I have already done, will they?
            From the FAQ
            - Please stick to a persona in the Forums; using more the one account to post in the same Forum thread is not allowed.

            This means I haven't broken the rules, right?

      2. Writer Fox profile image76
        Writer Foxposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        +1

  14. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago

    You are probably okay

  15. androidfan profile image78
    androidfanposted 4 years ago

    Oh, the HP team has replied. Thanks a lot guys. They have told me that it is nothing but a broken link. I'll replace the link with a working one and resubmit it. Let's hope for the best.

 
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