Yahoo Buzz

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (12 posts)
  1. Delaney Knows profile image55
    Delaney Knowsposted 7 years ago

    I am still confused about the link rules. Is it okay to put a link to one of my hubs in Yahoo Buzz? People would be able to see the hub from there, so is that considered duplicate publication?

  2. JaimeDawn76 profile image82
    JaimeDawn76posted 7 years ago

    Great question I was wondering the same thing.

  3. WryLilt profile image90
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    Posting a link with an excerpt doesn't break duplicate content rules.

    PLUS the duplicate content rules ONLY apply to copying things from other sites onto Hubpages. You can copy a hub onto any other site you want (as long as that site allows duplicate content.)

    1. bgamall profile image83
      bgamallposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Actually, Maddie frowns on that. I used to do that at Business Insider and if she understood my question correctly, she said no. Turns out the BI page is now higher than the Hubpage where it appeared first. I can't believe Google would let that happen. But they did.

      If you can clarify this for me please do.

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

        Yes, it is actually quite silly to post the exact same content on two different places online. However you still retain all rights to your work, so technically you can do what you wish with it.

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

        However any content you've republished somewhere else online will have a red C beside it in your account list.

        1. bgamall profile image83
          bgamallposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Wry, it used to be a good thing to post at business insider, not just a snippet but the whole or most of the hub. It gave my hubs a huge lift, until the algorithm. I have been writing here that big websites with authority swap articles all the time. Even Yahoo gets articles from everywhere and it doesn't hurt the source, Reuters, BI, FT, Associated Press, etc.

          If dup content is forbidden I wish maddie would clear this up. I think she emailed me and said it would hurt hubpages, if I understand her correctly.

          The little red c didn't bother me because she said it didn't hurt hub ranking. However, now that may be different. I pulled an article from hubpages and published it to my own website hoping that the links to other hubpage articles will do better. So far that hasn't happened, but maybe later it will improve.

          1. wilderness profile image96
            wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            bga, there was a rule change at HP a short while ago, and duplicate content is no longer allowed at all.

            A short excerpt in a backlink is not considered duplicate, but copying major portions of a hub onto another site will result in unpublishing it here on HP.  It is indeed your property and you can copy it where you want to, but it is HP's site here and they don't have to publish it here and won't.

            Duplicate content is not cut and dried.  A couple of quotes (as in link excerpts or actual quotes) are not a problem, but can be overdone.  Verbatim quotes of, perhaps, laws are OK when limited.  Large blocks of text are not OK, and the problem is deciding how far to go.  Personally, I just keep it to a bare minimum and don't try to push the envelope.

            1. bgamall profile image83
              bgamallposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              So, my point is made. Google has two standards. One for the sites it likes and one for the sites it doesn't like so much.

              That is a problem and is actually unethical on the part of Google.

  4. Delaney Knows profile image55
    Delaney Knowsposted 7 years ago

    thank you!

  5. lrohner profile image80
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    You do retain ownership of your work and are free to republish it where you want. But HP has every right to unpublish your hub, as the new rules forbid duplicate content.

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

      The rules forbid duplicate content being published here; they can't forbid you reposting original content from here somewhere else. If that were the case people who get their content copied a lot would continually spend all day sending out DMCAs.

  6. Cheeky Girl profile image74
    Cheeky Girlposted 7 years ago

    The Yahoo Buzz thing sounds interesting, but it's better on the long run to just not duplicate content. It's a lazy way of doing it. But by all means get as many people as possible to be aware of the Original's existence...

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)