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What does it take for you to flag a Hub instead of just voting down?

  1. Ann Marie Dwyer profile image83
    Ann Marie Dwyerposted 6 years ago

    What does it take for you to flag a Hub instead of just voting down?

    Any of the following make you throw a flag or just vote it down?

    Grammar
    All bold/caps
    Misspellings
    No information
    Merely a question asking for comments
    (Not poetry) Less than 200 words
    Profanity
    Incorrect information

    What makes you throw a flag?

  2. Victoria Lynn profile image89
    Victoria Lynnposted 6 years ago

    I don't really know, but I've always wanted to know the answer, too. I just haven't looked into it. I'll look forward to the answers you get!

  3. UnnamedHarald profile image98
    UnnamedHaraldposted 6 years ago

    I've only flagged two hubs. They were both word-for-word copies of content existing elsewhere. I don't flag for grammar or spelling. If it's an otherwise good hub, I'll email the author instead of commenting, otherwise I don't bother. I'd also be interested in others' opinions on what to flag.

  4. Zainnisar profile image39
    Zainnisarposted 6 years ago

    I have flagged a couple of hubs based on two reasons, first sprinkled bold keywords which don't make any sense and cheap attempts of back-links I mean really cheap something like, "hey, we sell bla bla bla at blablabla.com" Rubbish.

  5. Daisy Mariposa profile image89
    Daisy Mariposaposted 6 years ago

    I flagged two Hubs that were advertising call girl / escort services.

  6. jeyaramd profile image73
    jeyaramdposted 6 years ago

    Profanity would be an obvious reason. If there is reason for others to be offended by the material involved. We are not taking about sensitive issues, but racial or sexist comments. I would flag those.

  7. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    Anything that I know is in direct violation of hubpages rules.  Extreme profanity or porn type stuff is also something I will flag.  I would love to see this site stay clean and classy but it is an uphill battle - I have had little response from the admin lately on flagging or inquiries.

  8. shea duane profile image60
    shea duaneposted 6 years ago

    I almost flagged a hub once. I wrote a hub about Colonial Williamsburg and my son wanted to show it to his Social Studies Class. I sent a note to the teacher assuring him the site was clean, and the class opened hubpages on the classroom computer. The first post showed two naked people on a bed; the woman had her legs wrapped around the man and it looked like they were engaged in sex. I got calls from the superintendent of schools, the principal, the teacher and two parents. I was motified. My son was so upset, too. The photo looked like something from a hard-core porn site. My Bible-based hubs get shut down for quotes that appear elsewhere, but this porn stays on... go figga???

 
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