I just joined the other day so im still learning the system. I was looking at my page that list my 3 hubs i've created. Under one of the the word duplicate is written in red.
What does that mean?
Any help is appreciated. Thank you in advance.
It means you've published the same article elsewhere, or you've copied it.
It means most of the hub flagged duplicate is somewhere else online already. If you add more original content to the page, then it will disappear.
Btw- Welcome to HubPages!
Ok thanks! Yes it is currently published online elsewhere. I wrote it about 4 years ago. Is that a problem? I thought as long as it was our own original work it is okay?
Here is the official explanation:
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