I use AVAST! as my real-time virus screener. AVAST! has recently updated their software to rate sites in terms of reputation. HubPages, no matter who wrote the article, consistently gets poor ratings. Does anyone know why?
Sounds to me like HP needs to poke AVAST! with a stick...
I use Avast as well.I've been noticing the orange rating for a while so I pulled up my sub domain and it's rated the same as HP.If other anti virus suites are rating HP the same,that must be Impacting views heavily.I don't even click on sites rated as low and for the reasons HP has been sighted for so it 's costing us views for sure.
by Imogen French 4 years ago
I was doing a search on Google today to see if any of my hubs came up. One of mine came up about half way down the first page, which was fine, but my anti-virus software "Avast" had put a yellow flag next to it, saying "This site has a bad reputation". All the other things on...
by Thelma Raker Coffone 5 years ago
Forgive me if this has already been discussed but I have been away for a while. I just searched for one of my hubs using Google chrome and it came up with a yellow warning button next to it saying "this site has a bad reputation". I searched for many of my other hubs and got...
by cfin 5 years ago
I went, today, to check and see if any of my articles had been plagiarized. What I found was even worse. Avast, my virus protection provider, and one of the largest in the world, leaves a little mark beside each site on google to tell you if it is safe. They indicate that all Hubpages are unsafe...
by Thomas F. Wuthrich 4 years ago
Avast Security software and Google Chrome are conducting some sort of war...and it is adversely affecting searchers ability to reach our hubs. Anyone using the Chrome browser (not just us hubbers) who has the Avast software on his machine will (when searching for a hub) have the link to that...
by Satori 11 years ago
Often, we'll be reading Hubs to find a specific answer or solution to something in our lives. And often, we'll get to the end and be "too busy" to rate it. This is understandable; I do it too. Even though I know that by giving a Hub a Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down, I will be...
by Thomas Swan 5 years ago
I recently installed Avast anti-virus free edition. It puts little icons next to google search results to tell you if the site is safe or not. It seems that every hubpages link in search results has a yellow marker saying "This site has a bad reputation". Seeing as Avast is one of the...
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