If your Hub is unfeatured but someone has copied it, does that help the thieves?
What I mean is since it's unfeatured, will it look like the copied article is the original?
Your article has probably been unfeatured because there are copies of it posted. Find the hosting company of the site that copied your article, and file a DMCA complaint to get the copy removed.
When a hub is unfeatured, it is invisible to Google, so it is possible that the plagiarized copy will perform better. Therefore it's important that you fix it quickly and bring it up to standards so it gets featured again. When you go into edit mode, check the goals suggested in the top right corner and do your best to follow them.
by Dan Robbins 4 years ago
On a site call "Rewarder" I found the text from a Hub of mine just copied and pasted in as an answer with no link...does this qualify as infringement since it's being used as an answer on one of these types of sites or is this a different beast? It does say at the beginning "by...
by Sheila 9 years ago
Got my first notices of copied content and sure enough, two are on flixya.com, one on a Menopause site, and one on a Wordpress site. I wouldn't care, only the first three are earning Google Adsense. Even then I wouldn't care, but it is always alarming to think that someone might come...
by Ellen 4 years ago
I'm very grateful to Hubpages for putting the little red C on our dashboards to warn us when our content has been copied.It didn't take me too long to hunt down the content thieves on a couple hubs and send out DMCA notices. The offending copies were on blogspot, so I assume Google will zap them...
by Lizzie Edenfield 3 years ago
Lately I have noticed how most of my articles that have been there for a long time, are being marked as not featured. And even after trying to "fix" them they are placed in the same stage over and over again. Considering the kind of "pay" we get for our effort, it seems kind of...
by Joween Flores 3 years ago
Well, when you are suffering from depression and you opened your hubpages stats then you notice that 9 of your supposed to be featured hubs got unfeatured due to lack of traffic.. Very disappointing indeed but, can you guys here suggest some tips in improving hits? I don't want to spam my facebook...
by Mother of Movies and Series Reviews 14 months ago
I have finally published a hub that has been deemed unfeatured. I can only direct my attention to a table I inserted which was long when viewed on the mobile platform. Grammar is checked, titles tweaked, content is solid as its in the same vein as my other articles. Do you think this could be it?...
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