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)
jump to last post 1-8 of 8 discussions (13 posts)

Can someone please explain to me why ads were disabled on this?

  1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 19 months ago

    I'm fairly angry at the moment. I worked very hard on this page, and I can't for the life of me imagine why ads were disabled.

    You'd think someone would have the courtesy to send an email or something. But that hasn't happened.

    I've sure published a lot of pages about guitars on this website. I'm blown away someone found a reason to disable ads and ....expects me to just guess what that reason was.

    http://hubpages.com/entertainment/Telec … er-Pickups

    1. Robert Sacchi profile image87
      Robert Sacchiposted 19 months agoin reply to this

      What were the ads for?  The editors seem to match the title against the ads.  If the title is "Turn of the Century Music" and an add is for a book titled "Great Ragtime Tunes" the editors may not see a connection and disable the add.

  2. Marisa Wright profile image98
    Marisa Wrightposted 19 months ago

    You do say damned in it.  Try removing the swear word? The only other thing I can think of is they might think humbucker is a rude word?

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 19 months agoin reply to this

      Le sigh. I can sure remove the 'damned.' But one of those on a page that long would seem to add authenticity. At least to me. Because that's how people often speak, of course.

      Holy shiznits, if someone thinks 'humbucker' is an obscenity, that's amazing. And can't be fixed. Literally, the only other term for it is 'humbucking.' The article would be stupid were it to say 'hum-canceling,' because absolutely no one ever describes those devices that way.  sad

  3. steve-bc-ca profile image80
    steve-bc-caposted 19 months ago

    You still have the amazon adds on the hub was it just the Adsense that were disabled?

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 19 months agoin reply to this

      Yes, and the hubpages ad program ads. They don't take either or those down unless they are taking both.

  4. Marisa Wright profile image98
    Marisa Wrightposted 19 months ago

    I'd say an email to the team is needed. I'd never heard of humbucking and it did sound vaguely rude at first reading to me, so maybe someone was lazy when they read it.

  5. DrMark1961 profile image99
    DrMark1961posted 19 months ago

    Not sure if this is right but it was my impression from reading: The HP team said some time back that if a hub was full of ads there were less Amazon sales. If many Amazon ads the HP ads should be cut out. Maybe since this hub has a lot of helpful Amazon ads they decided to cut the HP/Google ads out so that you would have more Amazon sales. (The amount of income that you would lose from HP ads being displayed is miniscule in comparison to one guitar sale.)
    I certainly do not think it is because of the damned or humbucking.

  6. Paul Edmondson profile image
    95
    Paul Edmondsonposted 19 months ago

    I'm really sorry. I'm guessing this was our mistake, and I re-enabled ads. I will reach out to the person that turned off the ads to make sure and will let you know if I hear something new.  Thanks for posting.

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 19 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks very very much, Paul! big_smile

  7. Jesse Drzal profile image96
    Jesse Drzalposted 19 months ago

    Great Hub on some of more overlooked Tele's too, Wesman. You're guitar articles are well written and full of good info, fun reads for guitar junkies!

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 19 months agoin reply to this

      Hey Thanks man! I plan to do a lot more of them. Guitar Gopher is really good too.

      I plan to buy a nice electric sometime in the not distant future. So I'm researching for myself, and basically making pages out of it.

      You remember those bridge pickup covers that used to come on Telecasters long time ago? People would always take them off and use them as ashtrays. I love those things. If I buy a Tele I'm going to have that ashtray looking pickup cover put on it! smile

  8. Jesse Drzal profile image96
    Jesse Drzalposted 19 months ago

    Yes Gopher is excellent as well. I wanted to possibly dabble in some guitar articles, but you guys are already doing a way better job than I so I will leave it to you guys! And the ashtray tele bridge, some swear by those for the brighter tone as well..hmm..ashtray and the different tele bridges could be a good hub Wesman!

 
working