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Posting contact details in comments.

  1. LarasMama profile image61
    LarasMamaposted 7 years ago

    I think this is more a moral/personal issue than a HP rules one (correct me if I'm wrong).

    If you have a comment appear for approval that contains someones contact details (email or IM information) do you approve it? If it's on topic of course.

    I guess I've seen some bad outcomes from people spamming their information all over the internet. Is it our place to monitor this or just let them write what they want as long as it's appropriate to the hub?

    Just wondering what other hubbers do!

    1. relache profile image89
      relacheposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Absolutely not.

    2. Marisa Wright profile image98
      Marisa Wrightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I don't approve comments with contact details in them - I assume the person is too naive to know better themselves, so I feel it's my responsibility to protect them.

      1. itech profile image76
        itechposted 7 years agoin reply to this


    3. aksana777 profile image57
      aksana777posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think you shouldn't approve such comments.

  2. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    I do not approve any comment that has detailed information in it. wink

    1. Haunty profile image83
      Hauntyposted 7 years ago

      I don't approve comments with contact information, but I have no problem with comments containing a link to a service-related website.

    2. myownworld profile image79
      myownworldposted 7 years ago

      I get a lot of these comment where someone will briefly remark on the hub and then leave their email address to want to get to know you more. Usually, the comment is 'wow' or something of the sort, followed by personal details. I just delete.

    3. Stacie L profile image89
      Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

      I used to leave them but when I couldn't post a backlink on their site, I now delete them...hmm

    4. Lisa HW profile image72
      Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

      Spammers aside, there's also occasionally someone who doesn't realize it isn't the wisest thing to do - so for any number of reasons, I wouldn't approve any.

    5. Rafini profile image90
      Rafiniposted 7 years ago

      I haven't had this issue...yet. (?!)  Glad to see what everyone else does. smile