Do you ever vote hubs down or do you just sigh and skip over them?

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  1. Lwelch profile image93
    Lwelchposted 6 years ago

    Do you ever vote hubs down or do you just sigh and skip over them?

  2. WryLilt profile image89
    WryLiltposted 6 years ago

    The staff have never actually indicated what the up/down buttons influence. Many people think they do little or nothing. I either share, comment, click "useful", "funny" etc or flag if there is an issue.

    1. relache profile image84
      relacheposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Not true.  Admin has said that the up/down buttons have a very small effect on HubScores.

    2. WryLilt profile image89
      WryLiltposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ok. So it still applies? Have seen mention it doesn't even do that anymore. Although since hubs bounce around in a 10 point category any hubscore change is worthless anyway!

  3. Thundermama profile image86
    Thundermamaposted 6 years ago

    I do occassionally of the hub is poorly written but not offensive or overtly selling something.

    1. Lwelch profile image93
      Lwelchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      From the answers so far, that seems to be a common thread.  I feel bad flagging and voting down but there are some sites that need help...

  4. WritingPrompts profile image73
    WritingPromptsposted 6 years ago

    I usually pass, unless the hub is truly terrible in terms of "over-promotional".

  5. TripleAMom profile image87
    TripleAMomposted 6 years ago

    I will vote down if the hub is very poorly written or a short hub for promotional purposes only, but I don't do it often.

    1. Lwelch profile image93
      Lwelchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with the not often - although the last few days I have run into quite a few "downers".

  6. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    I try very hard to be fair and not to become offended over content.  Although I admit certain hubs that attack politicians or advocate something I am profoundly against are difficult for me to be objective over.

    I will vote down an hub that is poorly written, bad grammar, and really bad punctuation and spelling.  Those things are a part of being a writer and someone who aspires to write should work to perfect the craft.

    1. Lwelch profile image93
      Lwelchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      It takes a lot for me to be offended.  I think a recent ad on google that was here was the worst I have seen - the hubs have all been fine though.  Seen some bad ones in other ways though!

  7. The Invincible profile image60
    The Invincibleposted 6 years ago

    I have found myself Voting Down a Hub only when it is cluttered with text. I recently read one of about 1000 words without any formatting and pictures. It's hard to go through those kind of hubs.

    1. Lwelch profile image93
      Lwelchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ugh yes!  I feel like quality has been increasing but I still find ones like that.  Maybe idle hubs and the new hopper will cure that.

  8. nanderson500 profile image83
    nanderson500posted 6 years ago

    If there are myriad spelling and grammar errors, or if it's just spam, then I'll vote it down.

  9. Rosyel Sawali profile image64
    Rosyel Sawaliposted 6 years ago

    Thankfully I have not chanced upon any hubs that are worthy of being voted down. ^_^

    1. Lwelch profile image93
      Lwelchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Such luck!  What's your secret?

  10. profile image0
    Larry Wallposted 6 years ago

    I vote down hubs that are nothing but disguised advertising. One I voted down a few weeks ago was just the logo of the company and nothing else.

    Other hubs have been voted down for containing information that I knew was inaccurate or was incomplete.  Hubs that cover a subject I know nothing about and have little or no interest in, will be skipped. Most of the Hubs I read in the Hub Hopper get a decent or good rating.

    1. Lwelch profile image93
      Lwelchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      wow.  Just a logo.  I haven't seen one of those yet!


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