Just another comment on hubscores

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (9 posts)
  1. psycheskinner profile image82
    psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago

    I notice that many spammers with no hubs have scores in the 70s.

    I notice many long time hubber's with multiple features hubs slip below the magical score of 85.

    Perhaps the system needs some fine tuning to make more use of the 1-70 range for people with no hubs posted?  I mean, how good can a hubber with no hubs possibly be?  And how bad can a hubber with featured hubs possibly be? Surely at least 20 points apart not the current 10 or so....

    1. savvydating profile image96
      savvydatingposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I agree. It makes no sense. I've had my score drop ten to 13 points at a time! Sometimes it drops when I say something that is sure to get me a thumbs down from the opposing view, even though I try to be polite. For sure, I never resort to sarcasm, but I do believe it is my right to disagree respectfully.
      But anyway, most likely, this has to do with hub traffic or how active we are on Hubpages...I suppose. Frankly, it's a mystery. But still, when someone starts out with a score of 73, never having so much as published one hub, you've got to wonder whether there is any rhyme to this reason. Is it a staff thing, an automatic thing? What? Also, do the people with the most trigger-happy fingers get to ban the poor souls who merely state their opposing views, without rancor? I hear about this a lot. It's discouraging at times, but I try to focus on the positive aspect of Hubpages, nevertheless.

      1. Writer Fox profile image48
        Writer Foxposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Matthew Meyer (staff) recently posted on the Forum that the Thumb Up/Down has little effect:
        http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/119246#post2522349

        Maybe HP should just do away with that feature.

        The Hub Score and Hubber Score seems to have no rhyme nor reason on my account.  I've had Hub Scores drop as much as 20 points upon editing a single word, so it's not from change in traffic or sales. It seems to be more from personal opinion.

        For a serious problem (like a Hub which doesn't pass QAP to begin with), just email the team and they will hand-review it.  Some MTurk people have lost their HP opportunities over giving wrong QAP scores, either too high or too low I imagine.

        1. savvydating profile image96
          savvydatingposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Writer fox, Good to know, but still... something is amiss. I wish HP would remove the thumbs down feature, if that's the case. I've seen comments hidden due to "negative response," so quickly that I can't even imagine that hubbers had time to even flag the darn thing.  I'll have to check out Hubpages Help to better understand this phenonemon.

  2. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    I call your 20 points and raise it to 30.

  3. cecileportilla profile image72
    cecileportillaposted 4 years ago

    What you said make a whole lot of sense. Do they use a machine to  do these hub scores or is there a live person involved?

  4. Moon Daisy profile image83
    Moon Daisyposted 4 years ago

    I was wondering this exact thing a few days ago.  Sadly it was in the context of my referrals, (from my referral link).  I hadn't checked for ages, and realised that I'd had a lot of people join the site via my link.  But none of them had written any hubs!  Yet most of them had scores of 71 or over...

    So I'm really glad you posted this question, because it was mystifying me too.

  5. Goddesspower profile image60
    Goddesspowerposted 4 years ago

    Interesting.  Thanks for this.  SPAM = (insert colorful term of your choice here)

  6. The Examiner-1 profile image73
    The Examiner-1posted 4 years ago

    Do you remember how it was in school?
    Perhaps someone seemed like the teacher's pet while they received a B+ on most of their papers. There was someone else who was not up to the other person's level, was not rude or nasty to anyone and may have received mid-A's on their papers. Most could not figure out why it was that way.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)