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Why Are People Allowed to Promote Their Own Hubs in the Forums?

  1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
    Mark Ewbieposted 3 years ago

    Notice what it says when you post or reply to a thread?

    It says this...

    "Please note that forum posts that promote your own Hub will be deleted and may result in the closing of your HubPages account. Do not start threads for the sole purpose of promotion or posting links. Please use the Forums in the spirit of community!"

    Does this rule apply to all posters, just a few or is it no longer enforced?

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I think we have to flag them in order to help catch the moderators' attention.

    2. Marisa Wright profile image98
      Marisa Wrightposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      HubPages does say that the only threads monitored by staff are the "Official" ones - they rely on Hubbers to report stuff in the other forums.  Any time I've reported a spammer posting links, they've been deleted.

  2. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 3 years ago

    Who knows what the rules are anymore or who they apply to!  I just love the ones like I need a Friend, Friend me, I am new to take a look at my hubs, blah blah blah.

  3. The Examiner-1 profile image75
    The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago

    You are not allowed to do that, I was recently banned for posting my link. I went to FAQ, or Learning Center, to find out that I had done this.

  4. Shorebirdie profile image80
    Shorebirdieposted 3 years ago

    Actually, when you reply from your home page, it does not say that.