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Clicking On Member's Name Leads To Third-Party Web Site

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    Wife Who Savesposted 8 years ago

    I was reviewing the new comments on one of my articles, Live on One Income, when I noticed that instead of Approve/Deny, the buttons were Not Spam/Delete Forever.  I clicked on the member's name to read his hub but was instead taken to a third-party website. 

    I am new on hubpages -- can clicking on a member's name lead to someplace other than his profile page?  I do not want to label it as spam if it's an OK thing to do.  There was nothing wrong with the actual comment.

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    livewithrichardposted 8 years ago

    Those comments are being left by people that are not members here.  They create a name with anchor text links.  No harm as long as the comments are relevant to your topic, if there is no relevance then you can delete it as spam.

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      Wife Who Savesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      He simply asked if money could be made here.

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    pauldeedsposted 8 years ago

    External links in comments will be followed by a small arrow. That's the clue that the comments are from a HubPages member.  Money can be made here, but generally not easily or quickly.