Why HubPages does not have any official mobile/tablet app?

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  1. critic thinking profile image60
    critic thinkingposted 11 years ago

    Why HubPages does not have any official mobile/tablet app?

    Just checked on my Nexus tablet and there were a couple unofficial, I tried one but it just was a navigator embedded in an app

  2. Mr.NGR profile image60
    Mr.NGRposted 11 years ago

    I, in my opinion, believe this is because it wouldn't really be in the best interest of the user nor would it convey the true idea of this site..... writing. We have become a society of convenience, the phrase "I have an app for that" has taken on a whole new meaning and because of this wondering where is and/or wanting an app for Hubpages is only logical. Now with that being said typing a 2000 word hub from a smartphone or tablet doesn't seem to be that appealing or practical in all honesty. Let know what you think.

    1. JimTxMiller profile image76
      JimTxMillerposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, Mr.N. Not everything needs a mobile app.

  3. Paul Maplesden profile image75
    Paul Maplesdenposted 11 years ago

    Mobile apps take time, money and resources to create.

    My guess would be that at present HP resources are focussing on getting quality traffic to HP, supporting the community and recovering from the Google-slaps due to changes in their algorithms.

    Ultimately, HP has to prioritize what they are going to work on and if I were in their position, I'd want to protect my current traffic and monetization model before moving on to developing a decent mobile app.

    I know that mobile apps can help to engage people with sites (around 1/4 - 1/3 of my traffic is from mobile devices), so if it's decided that something other than  a simple web browser is needed, I'm sure that they will work on it.

  4. kingkos profile image61
    kingkosposted 11 years ago

    The best answer here is just wait, maybe in the future they update it. Have a nice day hubbers.


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