Do you ever vote down hubs, and if so, what do you consider valid reasons for doing so?
Only if they are truly low quality or if they are inflammatory towards a group of people things of this nature. A lot of people flag down things that are well written that they simply disagree with and I do not believe that is fair at all, particularly if it is written well.
I will flag down for multiple grammar errors and spelling issues - not just the periodic "oopsie" but stuff that's difficult to read that you can tell was not proofread in the least. That or hateful speech etc. Otherwise I just pass it over.
Stuff that is obviously Spam or spun content I flag.
Very rarely, I usually just do nothing if I'm not impressed by a hub.
However, I have voted down one or two that were unfinished and badly presented, for example only being a few sentences long and with very bad spelling, there are some hubs in which there was just no point in them even being published because they were so bad. Luckily this is quite rare
Thanks Christin. I ask because I've come across a few that I consider to be poorly written, yet I hesitate to vote down because I'm unsure if English is the writers native language and I don't to vote down a hub without knowing that information.
Some are so confusing it's hard for me to grasp what is trying to be said. I seldom vote down hubs and wonder that if I do, it would be appropriate to leave a reason.
On rare occasion and never for disagreeing with the hubbers opinion. I will vote a hub down if the English is poor and it is almost unreadable--or the writing quality is really terrible - because I really want to keep up the reputation of the site.
by Chasuk 8 years ago
Or do you only vote a hub down because it was poorly written, or contains erroneous information?What is your criteria?
by amvabecreations 6 years ago
What are good reasons to vote down on a hub?I've been hubhopping and have found some hubs with really poor content. Should I vote down?
by Faith Reaper 2 years ago
What happen to the thumbs up vote and awesome, beautiful, interesting, etc.?I am not seeing the vote up or other votes on any hubs? Is there a glitch or is it just my computer? Thank you for answering.
by TaxNerd 7 years ago
As there are very few new ideas, I'm curious what you do when you encounter a hub written by someone else on virtually an identical subject?
by Lena Welch 5 years ago
Do you ever vote hubs down or do you just sigh and skip over them?
by Bill Yovino 6 years ago
I wish there was a way to turn it off. It goes up and down without reason, and it can be very distressing.
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