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Is Hubpages trying to be a Facebook clone with "status updates?"
HP adding a new "status update" with the ability to add a picture - makes me wonder if they think people are going to use the site like Facebook. My take is they should be doing things to attract more writers instead of features that most people won't use.
I hope not. The last thing the world needs is more Facebook clones.
Yes I agree, not sure what it's about. Maybe I'll have to look into it.
This is not a new feature. Hubbers have been able to add a status update with a photo for a long time. There is a bug that is causing the 'add a photo' checkbox and the submit button to display without typing something in the status field. This issue has been reported to the engineers and will be fixed soon.
Good to know - the entire site seems a bit wonky today
On Internet Explorer, the top toolbar isn't fully functioning and images aren't showing up - Firefox it's fine
The status feature reminds me of blog sites wherein people write about themselves and what they are up too.
My concern is: If the status content appears when doing a Google search, it might affect Hubpages ranking on Google.
by alternativeto3 years ago
Hey guys, i think HubPages is losing it's rank on Google, i have multiple accounts here and all are experiencing decreased traffic by 50% !!! . Anyone experiencing similar problems? Or did Google introduce any new...
by Ari Lamstein6 years ago
Recently we have seen an increase in the number of Status Updates that Hubbers have creating. There has also been a corresponding increase in the number of comments on Status Updates. Many Hubbers have...
by Katina Davenport5 years ago
This is the longest I have ever seen the technical issue continue.
by kschang7 years ago
Following is my observation regarding some issues and potential solutions. If these are obvious and/or old idea my apologies. Comments welcome. -----It seems that a lot of the problems regarding newbies and Hubpages can...
by StricktlyDating6 years ago
Facebook has disabled my account after I posted links to my Hub Pages! Has this happend to you too?In my Status Line where it says "What are you doing?" I put in the URL to my Hubpage. I changed it...
by Paul Deeds9 years ago
We made a small update to the site today.The biggest change is the addition of milestones in hubtivity. You'll be able to see when people reach certain numbers in hubs published, traffic, fans, requests answered,...
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