Why doesn't HubPages have a messaging system so people can communicate in private?
It does, I think. Just look on the person's profile that you want to contact...underneath their picture, it should say "Contact so and so".....Hope that helps
There is a system for that. Just go to someones' profile page and click on the contact directly button to the right.
HubPages is not a social networking system. They allow individuals the option of what sort of communications they wish to receive. If a member wants to allow private communication, they will have the "contact" feature enabled on their profile. If they don't want to be contacted directly by strangers, they have the option to disable that feature.
Hubpages does not have the ability, nor would I want it to do so. This is not a networking site. What you can do is contact someone by sending an email. If you and that person really hit it off, you can message each other some other way, perhaps by using Yahoo Messenger or Facebook. I hope Hubpages never installs a messaging system. I don't like how sometimes a person will just pounce on me on Facebook or Myspace when they realize I am online.
They do. All you have to do is hit "contact ~author's name~" and there you are.
This isn't a social networking site, this site is focused on content. We do NOT want this to become a social networking site, as that would certainly de value our content.
I also have the question about this. sometimes if I want to discuss the comments with others, it is very unconvenient indeed.
Because they're smart. I won't repeat the other few answers, I'll just say that it's for the good of the Hubbers.
actually there is a system of contacting the other person.
there is a option below the profile picture saying contact ____ ,
I guess thats the messaging system here.
It does, doesn't it? I've sent private messages to people. On a hubbers profile page, just under their photo, there's a button, with an envelope icon, that says 'Contact Lady Wordsmith' or whoever they are. I use that.
Addendum: Oh sorry! When I came to answer this question it showed me no other answers, so I thought I was the first!! I am now editing my answer, lol. I find this way of messaging to be fine - it's fast enough. You could always befriend a hubber on a social networking site if you wanted to chat to them more instantly.
by Elizabeth 5 years ago
For several months now (almost since I joined hubpages) I have been getting harassing, threatening and ridiculous comments from the same person. I originally encountered her in a forum, and she has not left me alone since. She repeatedly leaves me harassing fan mail, none of which has...
by Sherry Shea Jubelirer 6 years ago
Where is my website? Did you change the format?SherAnne on HUBsPlease write me today!
by Rosa Marchisella 7 years ago
Loving Hub Pages and so far loving most of the Hubbers I've come across. Sometimes, I'd like to contact a Hubber in private to comment on a hub without leaving an actual comment (ie. about spelling errors, suggestions, etc.) or ask a question or whatever, but I'm not comfortable...
by John Reid-Roberts 5 years ago
I think being able to send private messages to other users would be a great feature. I have followers who joined HubPages just to follow my content, and I would like to be able to contact them directly, but since they don't have hubs posted this is difficult.
by Debby Bruck 7 years ago
Dear friends of Hubpages, which I do adore,I find it rather sickening the way the profile scoring erratically bounces up and down. Is this done on purpose, have your blogs here suddenly devalued because you were sick one or two days, or had to take care of family, or have a job responsibility?Two...
by Pamela Dapples 6 years ago
Under my profile photo, there are just two options. Most people have four options. I want the option that says Contact Pamela Kinnaird W -- and it's not there. Was it something I did which deleted it by accident -- and how do I get it back?
Copyright © 2019 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.|