I was sent an email that my hub was designated as spam because it contained links to only one site. Actually it contained links to 5-6 different sites and resources.
The really ironic thing is when you try to access my hub it says it has been unpublished and recommends other hubs to view. THREE of them contain links to ONLY ONE SITE and are without a doubt spam.
We are in the process of reviewing all the Hubs in the system (over 35,000 at last count), so only a minority of Hubs have been reviewed so far. Rest assured that spammy Hubs will get flagged as spam eventually, and the Hubbers who created them will, like you, have an opportunity to fix them.
If there are more than 2 links to any one site, that can trigger the spam flag. Likewise, "hiding" links using tinyurl, hops, locatereviews or the like can also trigger the spam flag.
by Isabella Snow 11 months ago
This has been discussed a number of times, but I think it's time to bring it up again because lately I've been denying loads of comments that I view as spam. And, just now, I've been told by someone whose comments Ive denied that "hubs are here for comments". No, they aren't. If they...
by Glenn Stok 4 years ago
I just had a comment in one of my hubs with a self-promotional link, which is against HubPages' terms of service. Of course I denied the comment. But then I went to that Hubber's profile and checked his activity. He had posted similar comments in dozens of other Hubber's Hubs. When I looked at...
by Fay Favored 3 years ago
I received an email that one of my update articles has items that may be spam. I have no idea what it could be, because everything is about the product. We are permitted an outside link ie my blog, but other than that I can't figure out why it isn't being featured. Could someone tell me what...
by C.M. Vanderlinden 10 years ago
Usually the first thing I do when I log on here is to check out the 'New' hubs to see what's going on. I also usually end up flagging spammy hubs along the way. The thing is that the spammers seem to be following the rules, so I'm not even really sure whether to flag them anymore or...
by tatkison 11 years ago
Hi,My name is Terry, and I established my first hub about 24 hours ago. I'm very much into Affiliate sales programs and I wanted to share reviews and such of products I'd bought and use to help people decide where the best programs can be found and what tools to use to maximize your...
by Jenn 6 years ago
Just in the past 10 minutes or so I've already gotten 3 spam comments, all on the same hub! And whenever I delete one, it seems another immediately comes up!I'm sure that when I wake up tomorrow (it's almost 1 in the morning now) I'll have many more to delete. Ugh, is there a way to stop these spam...
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