I received a comment on my hub, Safety Standards for Appliance Repair for the Do It Yourself Home Handyman, that is an advertisement for a business in Atlanta. I was wondering if I should deny it or if I should approve it, since I generally feel that people should be able to say whatever they want, I would normally approve any comment. But this does not seem like a comment at all. Take a look please and see if you agree. <snipped link>
It's nice that you want to allow people to say whatever they want, but if it's unrelated to your hub then it shouldn't be allowed.
And like Maddie said, this one sounds like spam so it should also be marked as spam.
by Wesley Meacham 5 years ago
Do you approve comments from guest users that only leave links?A guest user commented on one of my hubs leaving a link to a book about the same subject. They don't actually say anything they just give the link to the book. Since there is no actual comment in the comment would you approve it or...
by BlissfulWriter 8 years ago
Every time I write a Hub, I have to go into the comment module and checkmark "Must approve all comments". I would suggest that Hubpages make this checkmarked and enabled by default. I feel that it is important for all authors to moderate comments in order to prevent spam...
by CCahill 6 years ago
What Would Happen if you didn't Approve a comment?Under new comments there is 2 buttons... APPROVE and SPAMBut what happens if you press neither? If nothing, then is the approve button really neccasary? or should it just be a default until you hit Spam?
by anne.moss 8 years ago
Been getting comments from people who are not hubbers (or at least aren't logged in as hubbers). They leave links back to their websites which are clearly on-topic. That tells me they're looking for hubs on the same topic as their site, just to get the link back.Now, the comments are relevant and...
by Deb Hirt 4 years ago
I was notified about a comment by the auto generated e-mail, which does not exist on my hub. What happened? This is normally a regular commenter.The HubPages user Jackie Lynnley left a comment on your Hub Life at Boomer Lake with Deb, Monday September 8, 2014.To read and respond to this...
by Dorsi Diaz 5 years ago
I noticed yesterday that I started getting some spammy comments on my hubs. This morning when I woke up I had an inbox full of them. The weird thing is some of them are almost intelligible and have to do with the topic of the topic of the hub, making it hard to tell between spam and a honest to...
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