They can't (as far as i know) - The views that show up before you publish are your own views of your hubs :-)
Rob took the words right out of my mouth. Your views still show up in all statistics. I realized this after noticing my email account was a traffic source.
Rob's exactly right. At present I'm creating a series of hubs. After I make changes I preview it so one of my hubs has got 35 views before being published :-)
It's either views that you have made or HubPages staff. That's what I read in the forums anyway.
I would say it's the moderators. I'm pretty sure that when you click the 'start a new hub' button, the moderators are notified. Then they can keep an eye on your new hub to make sure you're not breaking too many rules before you publish your new hub.
by michifus7 years ago
I have noticed that hubs are being moderated before the are published, and are being voted down when they are incomplete.I have started writing my hubs straight into the capsules, but I'm getting moderated before they...
by Louise Lately5 years ago
Why is it that one of my hubs has 7 views even though I am still working on it?
by Mariam2 years ago
Hello everyone, You might you all know the answer of this question but I have noticed that every time I start writing a hub it gets read by mturk before I published them. Could you please answer my question how come...
by Warren Clark5 years ago
I find it kind of ridiculous that I have been waiting for a couple weeks now for one of my hubpages to be published. What was the longest time you have ever had it take to get a hubpage to publish?
by American Tiger7 years ago
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by Joshuad6 years ago
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