Flagged Hubs

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (12 posts)
  1. Alexander Pease profile image61
    Alexander Peaseposted 7 years ago

    I am not sure as to the specific reason why my hubs were flagged, but I revised them and am waiting for them to be reviewed. It is kind of an irk in my side, because I think that the reason was because of too many tags.

    I am pretty sure I know who flagged them too, because before they commented I was not flagged. Then, suddenly after they comment I get two of my hubs from that series flagged. I'm surprised that they didn't flag the other two.

    I always use the tag suggester so, it seems a little odd that my hubs would be flagged for this reason. I mean, I'm using the tags that THEY suggested, right?

    1. Marisa Wright profile image97
      Marisa Wrightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think you mean moderated, not flagged.

      If someone "flags" your Hub, all that happens is that a HubPages moderator is alerted to look at your Hub and make sure it's OK.  If they see a problem, the moderator can unpublish it.



      Wrong. It's a common misunderstanding though. 

      The tag suggestion tool, like the link suggestion tool, is an automated thing.  It's based on frequently used words in your text, so it often suggests words that are too general.  You're supposed to be selective and only pick the tags that are highly relevant to your Hub.

      If you've accepted everything and ended up with a lot of vague tags, you'll not only have far too many tags, they'll be irrelevant too and not good for your Hub.

      1. tsmog profile image82
        tsmogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Great! I just learned something. Thank you. I will review my hubs.

  2. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Keywords/Tags base:

    9-15 keywords/tags for articles up to 1500 words.
    up to 40 keywords/tags for articles over 1500 words.

    That is directly from Maddie Ruud(Staff Member).

    As for who flagged your hubs? It shouldn't matter who did it. But, you should have received an email telling you why your hubs were flagged.

    1. Alexander Pease profile image61
      Alexander Peaseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      How do hubbers calculate word length on Hubpages?

      1. Cagsil profile image81
        Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        You don't calculate word length. You can input your writing or write from a word program or notepad or some other place and it will track the number of words.

        Not to mention, you can write a hub and give it a few hours to settle, then go back to it, click on stats- click on HubMetrics and it will tell you how many words are in the hub. smile

        1. Alexander Pease profile image61
          Alexander Peaseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Thank you. That was very useful. smile

    2. Alexander Pease profile image61
      Alexander Peaseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Also, then that should be posted with the little yellow warning that is given. Otherwise, I am not going to deleted my tags one-by-one just to see what the magic numbers is, (that is to say- what number makes them disappear).

      If Maddie says that the magic number is 9-15, okay. Well, now I am going to have to go back to my articles and make sure that they have the proper word length, AND have the right amount of tags. Don't mind if I am a little bitter, (I have over 30 articles and very little time to do all of that).

  3. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 7 years ago

    How do you know that they were flagged at all?  Moderators continually look at hubs, both old and new, without anyone flagging them.  Nor can flaggers actually do anything except bring a hub to the attention of the moderators for HP review.

    1. Alexander Pease profile image61
      Alexander Peaseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Because in the report they sent it said that they were flagged. Have you received a report saying that your hubs were flagged? If so, it says on it why they are sending it. I was impressed with the report, it was very professionally written but, I was still upset that my hub was flagged.

      The problem has been worked out. Thank you for your concerns though.

      1. wilderness profile image97
        wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Good - I'm glad you got it solved.

        I have to wonder about the wording on your notice, though.  I can't conceive of a valid reason for HP to tell you that someone (besides a moderator) flagged your hub.  Knowing that a hubber flagged my hub for any reason wouldn't concern me at all; knowing that a moderator flagged it for any reason would make me sit up and work on the problem.

        I suppose knowing that many hubbers were flagging my hubs would concern me (why are they doing that?  Is something wrong with that hub?) but not if there were one or two.

      2. Marisa Wright profile image97
        Marisa Wrightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I'm sorry to hear that.  Some time ago, the word "flagging" was used to refer to both Hubber flagging and moderating.  I thought the staff had agreed to stop using the word 'flag' to refer to moderator actions, to reduce misunderstandings.  Sounds like old habits die hard!

 
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)