Strictly stolen content or meaningless gibberish in ALL of his/her hubs...
I'm getting tired of flagging this user, is there a way to stop him/her?
Is it your stuff this person has copied, or someone else's you think?
Stolen from Amazon, Nextag, etc.
I flagged these hubs and provided the link with the original content.
In the case of gibberish, I pointed where exactly the content is meaningless (which isn't hard because it's everywhere).
However, I don't think I should expose the person publicly.
If this person writes for HP, then, it's best you report them to the admin here in a personal email...and let them deal with it.
k, did that, thanks for the advice
I hope something is done, because this person just keeps publishing junk.
no problem! I know it's frustrating, but you've done all you can. Take care...
If you are talking about the capital letter freak - I reported it also. I would guess it was someone who has been banned trying to screw with the site.
Just posting an update... I checked the profile of this hubber today, and all his/her hubs were removed. So, no more spam and stolen content for them!
Imo it's a proof that community regulation works at Hubpages. We can report violations and flag hubs, administrators examine the reports, and make the necessary adjustments.
In the long run it benefits all hubbers, because both readers and Google will know that we value quality above all -- which eventually will translate into wider readership and higher SERP rankings.
Thanks everybody for your help, and have a great week!
Well, the menace is back, but in the form of another user. I flagged about ten of his hubs several days ago, but only a couple were removed. The rest -- total trash (stolen content, software rehashed gibberish) -- is still there.
Today he has published at least a dozen more. I'm flagging now, and will report to the admin.
Elijah who or what is it maybe all of us can help.
i'm surprised that they can't block his IP address.
Thanks for your help guys... Do you really think I should say here who it is? Everybody deserves a second chance... Though this guy won't look for it most probably. I'll drop some pms for now.
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