Does anyone know what percentage of a hub can be "duplicate content"? I have a hub that was unpublished because it had a lot of statistics on it...so I am wondering if I can add content to make it ok?
Judging by the number of people affected, I'd say they've tightened up a LOT (maybe a tad too much?) on the duplicate content filter so any substantial quote will trigger it off.
As Maralexa said, you could make the statistics a jpg. Or instead of quoting them, summarise them and refer people to the original site if they want more detail.
why don't you make the statistics a jpg then add your comments to the statistics. Or summarize the statistics and add your comments......
I've got one right now that is being called "duplicate" for the quotes in it. It does have a lot of quotes in it, it's amazing that those somewhat obscure quotes are elsewhere on the internet.
I'm positive that there is a percentage of text that must be "original" in order for the content filters to not flag something automatically. I'm positive that if enough additional text is added, that that "fixes" the problem.
I've experienced that in the past with quotes. I just played with it adding original content until the warning went away.
Thanks all, I'll take into consideration all of your suggestions.
Was is the rule regarding posting an article here, that is published elsewhere? I thought you were allowed to do that, if you're the author of both, does anyone know how that works? One of mine, was uppublished so I changed the title,and resubmitted it, I wrote it, I don't understand that at all, I own the copywrites. Thank you!
Your owning the copywrite does not mean that it is not a copy.
Material on hubpages must be unique to HubPages. Not published elsewhere. Small amounts of quotations are all right, but the large bulk of the hub cannot be published anywhere else regardless of who wrote the original.
Nor can you publish a hub here and then put a copy somewhere else. It will eventually be found that the hub unpublished as a duplicate.
All I have is a paragraph of statistics left on this hub and they are not even allowing that! I'm starting to get pissed off!
It's about a paragraph, I believe. I think Google allows a paragraph to let people make quotes (poetry, lyrics, speeches etc.) but some people exploit that, unfortunately. They create hubs out of duplicate material by copying and pasting single paragraphs from different websites that they find on Google and putting them together. They slip past the anti-duplicate software, as far as I can tell. I report these people when I see them. (You can find out by Googling a few of their paragraphs.)
I have some content 'scraped' from one of my own articles, again - it was a couple of paragraphs and not sure why "I" get flagged yes, sent my dmca do you use the 'quote' option while in your 'edit' mode that might help?
I learned the hard way that the 'blockquote' formatting option when in Edit mode is just that, a formatting style. It is not recognized by Google or Hubpages as an identifier of quoted material. Putting quote marks around the material is what does that.
I don't think that indicating it is a quote matters to either google or HP. It is still duplicate material and too much is bad.
Absolutely, too much is bad. I read somewhere though (an experienced hubber whose is ryan something) that indicating to Google that you know something is quoted material by using quote marks is recommended.
If you have a hub that has been copied and HP is penalizing you let them know. It has happened a couple of times even though HP tries not to, and they have promptly removed the penalty. Just let them know what's up.
Hi Wilderness thanks. I originally got unpublished for prohibited links which got fixed but the duplicate came up next still unpublished too but did send a request to have it removed 2nd time for that same article too
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