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 and have a bad reputation. Why? How can we change this? I am sure people would avoid our hubs from google if avast is telling them it has a bad rep
I have submitted my feedback that the website is great with a thumbs up. Can you all please do the same?
Are you sure its not your browser cfin? I took a look at mine and it seems to be fine, nothing next to it at all.
This has already been addressed in a recent forum thread. http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/121054#post2566914
I too raised the same concern over forum and have received some fine comments. Please check it in on my profile page.
by Thelma Raker Coffone 4 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 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 Ted 5 years ago
I use Avast anti-virus and it flags Hubpages as a site with a bad reputation!Whenever a hub comes up in my search results Avast puts an orange minus next to it and says the site has a bad reputation. Does anyone know why and surely this must be hurting our traffic? Any thoughts?
by Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 4 years ago
It is shocking to note that on Google search, the HubPages is displayed with a bad tag "This site has a bad reputation". It is sad and not true. Why they label our site as a bad one. I got this information, when I tried to find the position of some of my articles...
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 ptosis 20 months ago
https://www.consumeraffairs.com/online/hubpages.htmlI'm looking at how I used to get some money here but now - fuggedaboutit. and I think I know why. If I go on a browser with no history and look at the first home landing page - it feels like a real nice place.Maybe it's the people I'm following...
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