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What do you think?

  1. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    Do you think there are people here who get paid by outside interests to post on the forum? Just curious what you think.

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      ssaulposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well, just about anything is possible! smile

    2. simeonvisser profile image83
      simeonvisserposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think it's more likely people are paying others to write hubs (which can be a part of SEO practise for a website). But the forums? Not sure why anyone would care that much about the HubPages forums to pay for it.

    3. Mrs. J. B. profile image59
      Mrs. J. B.posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Being a "newbie" to hubs, I never even thought about it. However anything is possible and you know people can do some pretty off the wall things.

    4. rebekahELLE profile image88
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      probably. it could be part of a social media budget to post on high trafficked forums.
      or to keep the forums buzzing to bring in traffic.

    5. Sunnyglitter profile image83
      Sunnyglitterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I was thinking about this the other day.

      I think they do.

  2. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years ago


  3. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    If there is a market for it, then you can bet that those who have the funds/resources to pay market value or set market value will utilize it. smile

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 7 years ago

    And what would they be paid to post about.

    1. camlo profile image89
      camloposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I've been wondering the same thing since I saw this thread - thought I was missing something ...

    2. yenajeon profile image79
      yenajeonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe a thread about hair products? And then the paid poster writes.. I love x brand because of x, y and z. Just a guess, lol.

  5. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    I keep seeing ads on oDesk and other places for people to post on forums to promote something or other.

  6. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 7 years ago

    As a matter of fact specific governments hire people to promote government agendas
    on forum sites.

  7. rmcrayne profile image98
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    I see recurring spam posts for shoes and for how to burn to DVDs.

  8. Mikeydoes profile image75
    Mikeydoesposted 7 years ago

    I would think it is more than possible. If I were going to pay someone it would be to make hubs.

  9. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    For at least a decade, my impression is that there is paid-to-post.