Please join me in flagging hubs that violate the HubPages rules... The only way we can ensure high-quality content is by weeding out the spam, the duplicates, etc, and the only way we can get those hubs reviewed is if enough people flag em. So don't just give 'em a thumbs down. Hoist your flags up high... get busy!
What kind of stuff are you flagging? What is your idea of a duplicate? One hubber making multiple hubs exactly the same?
Personally, I prefer to be judicious in flagging. I've seen it misused a lot on other sites. People flagging stuff to be vindictive, or just because they personally don't like something or it doesn't fit whatever their standards of "quality" are. If i see something that's flagrantly abusive of the rules, I'll flag it, but otherwise I can't be bothered being a narc.
Do flagged hubs get a human review or is deletion/scoring handled by the algorithm? I'm more comfortable flagging if it is the former and not the latter.
clarification: i think we're all on the same page. i'm not a hubnazi... i just got annoyed by the masses of hubs all saying the same thing advertising one particular thing...
by Mark Knowles 10 years ago
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by Eric Dockett 3 years ago
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by Sabrina Yuquan Chen (陈玉泉) 8 years ago
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by Maddie Ruud 7 years ago
I'm pleased to announce that the new and improved flagging reasons that I've alluded to recently have finally arrived. We have broken down some of the umbrella categories like "Substandard" into more specific flags, to help you as users better identify rules violations, and help us...
by Andria 7 years ago
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by Sherri 7 years ago
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