Is it fair game, when another member take your question and make a hub out of it.
I noticed that I asked a question and a member took my question and wrote a hub about it, is that fair game?
When one replies to a question, there is the option open to write a hub on the question by hitting the button: "make a hub about it" below the answer box.
Yeah, it is fair, there is a button for it under the answer options just like Phyllis Doyle said.
The possibility of someone making a hub out of it is one of the things you have to consider when asking a question.
On the plus side, there is nothing stopping you also making your own, different, hub on that topic. Each person's angle on a topic will be different. No-one gets to 'own' a particular topic.
I think one of the primary reasons for having the question/answer feature here on HP is to encourage people to write hubs -- which it does.
Funny you should ask that question because I answered a question last week and the person followed by asking me a question in the comments.
I could not answer the follow up question so I began a hub on the subject to help out. The good thing about questions is the answers. Sometimes the answers are so long they become hubs.
I agree with the others. Yes, it is completely fair for another member to use your question to make a Hub out of it. In fact, the HubPages staff encourages that. They put the Questions and Answers section in HubPages so that it gives a spark to have someone make a Hub out of it. That is why whenever someone answers a question, there is a button at that bottom that says "make a hub about it". If they click that button, it turns their answer into a Hub.
Hope you didn't get mad at the person who turned your question into a Hub.
Yes I think in the forum there's a whole response about answering questions and making hubs about them. This gives you the questioner the best answer yet, and us as a hubber a hub idea so it becomes a win win situation...
Why not? Of course it isn't unfair at all! If somebody steals your hub that's obviously unfair! But you ask a question and someone gets an idea to elaborate on it... it's an act that should be encouraged by all the fellow hubbers!
I have produced one hub on a question from this forum. It asks if you would like to write a hub on this topic. So, before you post a question here, you might want to write a hub on it first.
Yes why not? We all seek inspiration for the Hubs we write. If I do this I acknowledge where I got the idea from but my Hub is my Hub.
Sure, apparently you did not want to and many times we get ideas from other people hubs and as long as they don't steal it from you it is ok. If you still want to do it I don't see why you can't in your own style and way. No one really owns an idea and I don't see how they can call it a duplicate, there are our own views to something that may have been written about many times and who is to say yours won't be best?
Yes, I think, it is fair game. If I write a question you are welcome to make a hub out of it!
I would be honored if someone used a question that I asked or an answer that I gave as a Hub. Please let me know if you do.
You only wanted an answer, the other person wanted to delved deeper into the subject. You had the same opportunity. Did you learn more from the hub than you did from the answer?
Absolutely, you should feel flattered if you've inspired someone enough to write a hub based on one of your questions.
I think questions actually give other people something to think about which is probably the reason why this person made your question into a hub. If you think about it, how many times are you asked a question and think to yourself "hey, that would make a great blog" lol I know it happens to me all the time or when you are having a conversation with someone and the same thing happens. Dont think of it as stealing but more like borrowing and actually giving someone else and idea, which is a good thing. Besides, you might do the same thing one day!
I answered a question recently about foster care. It made me think about evidence based MTFC foster care, which is a life saving program that normalizes high needs kids and teens,and that pays foster parents well, trains, retains and supports them.
I've had almost 100 hits in 24 hours on the MTFC Hub. People are learning about this model who never would have heard about, if it wasn't for that question that I wrote a hub about.
by Suzanne Day 4 years ago
Hi everyone,I'm just starting out in the wonderful world of Hubpages questions and answers. I've had a look through the help centre and only found a little info....basically that Q&A's are meant to be a very mini hub type thing, where you can earn the 60% for all views on your Question and...
by WookieWonderfuls 6 years ago
Are you ever offended by the answers you get from questions?Do you ever find yourself offended over an answer somebody has given in response to your question even if they mean no offence?
by Eric Dockett 7 weeks ago
What the heck is the point of Q&A? I don't mean that sarcastically. I am really trying to figure it out. I can't formulate a strategy for properly using this feature unless I can understand the intent behind it.First the Q&A questions/answers were on their own pages with their own urls. It...
by Susannah Birch 4 years ago
What do you think of people who ask a question then use the answers to write a hub?What do you think of people who ask a question (in forums or answer section etc) then use your answers and turn them into a hub? Would it bother you?
by momster 6 years ago
Best Answer Button. How does this apply to the questions and answers?
by Elliott Ploutz 5 years ago
Have you ever asked a question on HubPages and didn't even read or care about the answers?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This 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.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We 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 Pixels||We 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.|