Is profile flagging new? I am assuming there was an update during my absence. This sounds like a good feature considering some of the plagiarizers and spammers that sign-up to hubpages.
Been here ever since I started. Save a ton of time flagging individual Hubs by just flagging repeat offenders all in one shot. A few times I have seen many titles pop up in new Hubs list that looked like apparent spun article repeats I just went straight to Hubber and flagged whole thing.
Hey David, flagging a profile isn't recently new. It's been available for a while now. I'm not sure if it was there when I started, but I think it was.
Hopefully, someone more experienced than me could better answer your question.
Yup, it's been around for a while now. Glad one more person is using it, though!
Really? I don't ever remembering seeing the button at the top of profiles. Wow, how could I of missed that after months of being here lol.
Hey Maddie, when I find SPAM on the forums, I flag the profile at the same time as I report the post made.
I used it today. Some hubber with 7 hubs, all copied verbatim from their commercial blog selling something and all with multiple links to the blog.
I use it. Usually, if you see one spun Hub (or one otherwise atrocious one) you'll find one of two things at the profile:
1. All the person's Hubs are horrible (spam, badly spun, etc.) - in which case, may as well flag the profile.
2. The person's Hubs are such a mix of "obviously badly spun", "obviously not-close-to-good-English", and some Hubs that aren't bad. To me, this is a big tip-off that the decent-looking Hubs may be stolen.
Oh - some things beyond those two possibilities: You'll usually see too many links or other signs of spam. (Basically, one really horrible (super-spammy, super-bad) Hub usually leads straight to a profile full of junk.)
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