I noticed a pin to one of my hubs was blocked (likely due to redirecting since the other reasons don't seem to apply.)
The pin in question:
Note it takes you to hubpages.com/hub/Castles-in-France which will redirect to my subdomain. However, Pinterest throws up a "don't visit this page, it could hurt you" type of warning.
Just wondering if there's something we could do. I'd change it so it's hubpages.com for some of my hubs, but I have other pins that are under melbel.hubpages.com that would likely throw up the warning then. Furthermore, I would be unable to track what's being pinned if I do so.
Hi Melbel, We will look into this and see what we can do. Ideally, pins that redirect should be fine as long as the company isn't doing anything nefarious.
Hi Melbel, It took a little time, but HubPages should now be whitelisted so the redirect warning no longer appears. Thanks for reporting this and glad the Pinterest folks cleared it up. - Paul
Hello, I am having a similar issue for one of my domains (not a hubpages site) and I was wondering how you managed to get added to the white list, as I need to go through the same process.
Any help that you could provide I would greatly appreciate.
This seems to happen with Pinterest now and again. Perhaps it's time for another blog post or reminder about what to do and not to do when it comes to promoting one's work. Apparently the whole "spam" concept is not common sense for some folks and that is what has gotten hubpages in trouble with Pinterest before. As someone who gets the bulk of my traffic from there, it would be devastating if a handful of spammers were to ruin that for the rest of us.
Thanks for taking care of this so quickly Paul.
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