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Help! - Define Nudity- Hub Shutdown!

  1. Money Glitch profile image78
    Money Glitchposted 8 years ago

    I need help - Can someone please explain what is "too sexually explicit" on the list below. One of my hubs has been shut down.

    Need Help!

    Title- "Butt Naked Ice Swimming"
    No links to adult sites that I'm aware of.
    Reviewed all videos and everyone is clothed!

    1st picture - A couple with backs turned in water up to their butts with stocking caps only.
    2nd picture - A distance (far off) picture of two men, backs turned fully nude.
    3rd picture - A side view of a lady wearing a bra and bikini thong.


    I might add that I've seen pictures revealing so much more, however, what would have gotten my hub shutdown?

    Thx

    1. tantrum profile image61
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      'A distance (far off) picture of two men, backs turned fully nude.'
      I think full nudity is not allowed
      Ask HP team and published it again. Maybe with another pics ?

    2. profile image62
      logic,commonsenseposted 8 years agoin reply to this
      1. blondepoet profile image67
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Logic I told you we shouldn't have posed for that hub.

        1. Money Glitch profile image78
          Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          LOL, Ssshhhhh Blondepoet, now everyone knows lol

          Thanks for everyones help on this one the hub has now been republished!http://www.planetsmilies.com/smilies/happy/happy0065.gif

  2. profile image0
    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    why are you asking us? if the Hubteam shut down your hub or hubs, they had a good reason in their mind, right?

    1. Money Glitch profile image78
      Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hi cosette,
      The e-mail was not specific as to what the exact problem was and it said that I could post a question in the forum. smile

      1. profile image0
        cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        oh really? that surprises me. i would definitely want to know why myself. sorry about that. in that case, i will go take a look at your hubs.


        edited to add: sorry about that. as you said, they shut down your hub, so i couldn't see it. in any case, it probably was the fully nude men that did it. i agree with DS, just do some careful cropping and see if they will republish it.

        1. Money Glitch profile image78
          Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks for the offer cosette, but it is still unpublished.  I wanted to make sure that I made all necessary corrections prior to attempting to republishing it. smile

        2. Money Glitch profile image78
          Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Here's what the e-mail say: 
          Your Hub has been flagged by our system as a violation of our Terms of Use.
          Adult – Nudity, sexually explicit or profane content and/or links to adult/pornography sites

          There's nothing sexually explicit, and no profanity.  So that leaves the pictures I described.  I'm going to take everyone's advice and changed those.  And there is one link that is a page full of links to other sites, maybe I'll remove that as well.

          1. profile image0
            cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            so it was flagged?

            boo.

            i'm always amazed that people have nothing better to do than rat out their fellow hubbers.

            1. Marisa Wright profile image97
              Marisa Wrightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Cosette,the email says flagged BY OUR SYSTEM.  Emails from the HubPages team never refer to flagging by another Hubber.

              I'm wondering if it was the title.  Remember HubPages sets the rules to meet Adsense requirements and they dislike certain words, too.  Maybe "butt naked" is one of them?

              1. Money Glitch profile image78
                Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this



                Hi Marisa, I missed this one previously! When the hub was up it had ads for swimming and Workout gyms there was nothing indicating that anything was inappropriate with what was written. 

                However, I've resubmitted the hub alone with sending an e-mail request that if the changes that I made were not satisfactory to please provide a more specific e-mail detailing what needed to be changed! So we will see!  I will definite let everyone know if its the words "butt naked", if that's the case there should be a lot of editing going on. smile

  3. Dame Scribe profile image61
    Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago

    Take a 2nd look at the photo's and crop them if necessary to remove any nudity hmm and maybe change the title to something like Polar Dipping? tongue lol

  4. AEvans profile image78
    AEvansposted 8 years ago

    fully nude is a no-no but if you e-mail the team they will provide you with a perfectly clear explanation and once corrected may possibly allow you to publish it again. smile

    1. Money Glitch profile image78
      Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      O.k. thanks!

  5. Money Glitch profile image78
    Money Glitchposted 8 years ago

    Thanks tantrum and Dame Scribe for your suggestions and insight! smile

  6. profile image0
    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    heh, yes, i know, duh on me. see above wink

  7. Money Glitch profile image78
    Money Glitchposted 8 years ago

    Oh well cosette, you know how that goes big_smile

    I'm going to make those changes and see what happen! Hopefully I'll be back with good news smile

    Thanks for everyone's help!

  8. Dame Scribe profile image61
    Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago

    Also, if necessary, add a little 'blackout' square thingy like on t.v. lol lol

    1. Money Glitch profile image78
      Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol Good Idea! I'll remember that for the future!

  9. myownworld profile image78
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    Actually, Money, I did catch a glimpse of that hub of yours (I think I even tried leaving a comment, but I don't suppose you got it?). I thought it was very tastefully done, the pics were completely relevant to your topic and hardly seemed 'profane' in any way. But I guess, it's HP team that makes the final decisions and they must have reasons for them, so it leaves you with little choice but to abide by them. Just wanted to let you know it was a well done hub in any case! smile

    1. Money Glitch profile image78
      Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks MOW! I'm glad to hear from someone who saw the hub in it's original form!  Several of my hubber fans had read it and no one mentioned it was over the top!  However, like you said HP rules smile

      1. myownworld profile image78
        myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        smile  just make it work within the rules, and republish it! You have plenty of brilliant hubs...a little tweaking here and there will not make this one any less I'm sure! Sending you a warm smile...

        1. Money Glitch profile image78
          Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            I agree MOW, I only posted this question to make sure to get it right so that it can be republished.  You know me I'm not the ranting type smile

  10. Mamelody profile image59
    Mamelodyposted 8 years ago

    if hub pages shut you down they just don't like what you wrote..

    1. Money Glitch profile image78
      Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It's a little more complicated than that Mamelody! There was no profanity and no sexually explicit words in my writing. And I don't think I would have an overall hubscore of 95 if HP did not like my writing!  But, thanks for commenting... smile

  11. rmcrayne profile image97
    rmcrayneposted 8 years ago

    I read the hub before it was shut down.  One photo had 2 men, at a distance, butt cracks showing.  I find it difficult to believe that if an actual person, like a HubPages staff member looked at the hub, that there was anything at all offensive about the hub.

    1. Money Glitch profile image78
      Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks RM, I took that picture off, cropped off the "cracks" of the couple in the water and resubmitted.big_smile  So we will see what it said after it is reviewed smile

  12. myownworld profile image78
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    An occasional rant here and there is good for us sometimes!! wink ((hugs))

  13. Phrenism profile image60
    Phrenismposted 8 years ago

    Dang, I didn't know it was that sensitive. I hope my Hub about Green Poop doesn't get shut down tongue

    1. Money Glitch profile image78
      Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL, How funny, you're kidding right.  If not, I've got to quickly go and see that one big_smile

    2. Marisa Wright profile image97
      Marisa Wrightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You never know.  One Hubber had Adsense ads disappear off her Hubs because she used the word "potty".

      Losing the ads is a bad sign, because if Google removes the ads, they don't like the subject - and that means you're risking your Adsense account.

      I still reckon it's the title.

      1. rmcrayne profile image97
        rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        How about Butt Neckid, Birthday Suit, or Insanely Lacking in Clothes?

        1. Money Glitch profile image78
          Money Glitchposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          LOL, I'm waiting for a response from the HP Team to avoid having to redo the hub all over again. But all the suggestions have been fully noted and will be taken in to consideration since they all still indicate the same thing. big_smile

  14. profile image0
    Pani Midnyte Odinposted 8 years ago

    "A distance (far off) picture of two men, backs turned fully nude."

    Emphasis on your words "fully nude" here.

    Since YOU consider the two men to be fully nude, why would others not consider them the same way? You've answered your own question.

 
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