Time for some statements from HP

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  1. Pcunix profile image89
    Pcunixposted 7 years ago

    I think it may be necessary for HP to make some official statements.

    We're starting to see hubbers attacking other hubbers, claiming their content is sub-standard and should be removed.  I got my taste of that at http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/69213?p … ost1517633

    Certainly some content never should have been allowed here and others may need to go because of new Google attitudes, but I don't think hubbers attacking other hubbers is going to help the general situation.

    I realize HP staff needs to move carefully as they decide what actions to take, but the lack of official statements may have gone on too long.  There is also the matter that apparently there are new policies on duplicate content, yet no official statement has been made.

    I know it all takes time. I know you can't just rush out an updated TLC.  But the natives are definitely getting restless..

    1. WryLilt profile image90
      WryLiltposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The duplicate content information in the help section has changed:

      http://hubpages.com/faq/#duplicate_content

      1. Pcunix profile image89
        Pcunixposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        That's good, but changes like that should be announced also as few of us go back to re-read the Help section daily.

        1. sofs profile image81
          sofsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Yeah I guess it is time HP made an official statement - we are just reading what Paul deeds said here or there.. and debating on issues.

          @wryLilt
          Does this mean that the duplicate content will be allowed but called substandard...I am not sure that I an seeing a major change in HP stance.

          Would hubs that are purely based on quotes be disallowed? Just curious.

          1. Pcunix profile image89
            Pcunixposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            It rather specifically says that it will be unpublished unless approved by admin.

  2. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 7 years ago

    Pcunix  I'll second your motion

  3. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    This is from the first paragraph about duplicate content:

    Your Hub's content has been detected as published previously on another site. Duplicate content is not allowed on HubPages, and duplicate hubs are considered to be Substandard. Your Hub may also be moderated for duplicate content in cases where we determine there is substantial similarity to another work. This includes close paraphrasing, among other forms of misappropriation or copying of content.

    second paragraph:

    If your Hub is truly unique to HubPages, you can request a review of the Hub by contacting us. An exception is typically granted only when quoting is done to a minimum, or some commonly-used, public domain, or historical phrases have triggered the duplicate content detector. If your Hub has been certified as original by an administrator, a notification signifying so will appear at the top of the Hub. Once certified as original, your hub can remain published.

 
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