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What will make you want to flag a hub right away?

  1. sweetzara profile image79
    sweetzaraposted 4 years ago

    What will make you want to flag a hub right away?

  2. JimTxMiller profile image77
    JimTxMillerposted 4 years ago

    Obvious spam content followed by abusive language are my two top triggers.

    1. DS Duby profile image93
      DS Dubyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Good reasons

  3. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image99
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 4 years ago

    Three hundred poorly written words and a picture....are hardly content I think worthy of this website.  If someone wants to do that, they can do that on Blogger...

    That all said, I basically stopped flagging things.  I don't see the need to flag anything if the Hubpages "quality assessment" software is working the way they designed it to work.

  4. ChitrangadaSharan profile image53
    ChitrangadaSharanposted 4 years ago

    I haven't flagged anyone here. But poor formatting, wrong grammar, spamming, very short hubs are some of the reasons for which they get flagged. And then as JimTxMiller said, abusive or derogatory language and content should be flagged.

  5. MarieAlana1 profile image71
    MarieAlana1posted 4 years ago

    If somebody publishes a hub about sexual content, illegal substance abuse, or does not have substance to it, it makes me flag it. I'm sorry, but if somebody tries to publish a hub and all I see is a list of programs attached to it and it does not have real structure or any paragraphs, i go to flagging while hub hopping.

  6. Novel Treasure profile image88
    Novel Treasureposted 4 years ago

    Poorly written, incorrect grammar, and blog entries are my pet peeves. I will also flag articles that are short and generic with no real value or quality.

  7. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 4 years ago

    Copied content are one of my pet peeves.

    1. DS Duby profile image93
      DS Dubyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      So far the only answer I agree with

    2. profile image0
      JThomp42posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you.

  8. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 4 years ago

    If it is utter nonsense language wise, like some of the questions here, or as MarieAlana1 said, sexual content.  Also I will flag Hubs that are promoting their own product or company.  For example the user's name might be JohnDoe Medical, and the Hub might be about some medical product put out by JohnDoe Medical.

  9. Seeker7 profile image97
    Seeker7posted 4 years ago

    I've only ever had to flag a hub once and it was because of the content - basically it was a hate campaign against another person - the word 'hate' actually being used several times. In addition the swear words used made me blush - and I can tell you, I don't blush easily! So I did flag this hub.

  10. DS Duby profile image93
    DS Dubyposted 4 years ago

    Nothing I'm not high enough on my horse to actually believe I have any right to judge somebody else's thoughts or writing. Honostly this is why I spend far less time here than I used to, this site is full of pretentious hypocrite who actually feel they are above others and have a right to judge. Bottom line if it offends you or you don't like it then don't read their work, is it really necessary to throw in your kick knowing that Adsense and hubpages are already going to kill the persons dreams and ambitions? Just my thoughts, I don't believe I've ever been flagged but I have read some really interesting hubs with bad grammar and cursing, but Ive read even more really bad, meaningless or boring hubs without a single error.

  11. Rob Winters profile image86
    Rob Wintersposted 4 years ago

    Very obviously spun hubs and poorly translated hubs, usually written by someone who always seems to have joined 5 hours ago always jump out at me.That and 50 word hubs with 12 links.:-)

  12. wqaindia profile image80
    wqaindiaposted 4 years ago

    Anything which is not sensible is to be designated as "Non-Sense". But I have never come across any such Hub or comments which deserve to be flagged.

    1. Rob Winters profile image86
      Rob Wintersposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Lucky you.5 minutes in the hub hopper never fails to throw up some truely poor contributions.

  13. Sherry Hewins profile image95
    Sherry Hewinsposted 4 years ago

    I very rarely flag a hub. Very poor or broken English or obviously spun content would cause me to flag, also blatant spam.

  14. brianrock profile image86
    brianrockposted 4 years ago

    I don't hub hop much, but the only thing I ever flagged was due to obviously spun content. I don't see anything wrong with writing hubs as a form of content marketing, but spun content is spam and not content marketing.

    If it's just poorly written or not very useful, I'd rate it down, but it would have to be truly atrocious for me to flag something just for the writing.

    And I'd agree with JThomp that I would flag something that is straight up copied, if I knew that it was copied.

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    Tayshiaposted 4 years ago

    I found all the comments very interesting.  I myself have never flagged any Hubs, I don't think that I would.  Writing is so subjective, so personal.  I understand flagging something that you know has been copied, but to judge someone based on their skill - I just don't think that that is right.