This is actually two separate questions.
(1) Why did HubPages' Quantcast rating drop so much yesterday? It was #75. The day before it was at #66.
(2) Is something weird going on with the Following function? I received an e-mail about a new follower. But my number of followers is the same as before, and the new name did not appear in my feed. I thought perhaps they had followed me and then unfollowed soon afterward.
Out of curiosity, I checked out the Hubber's profile, and I saw their name in their own feed as their own follower! Is that actually possible? It seemed to me to indicate a glitch of some kind.
I don't know about the Quantcast issue, but yes, I have received email about a new follower. Strangely, I can very well remember that he had already followed me before, this is the third time the same person is following me!
I know that sometimes Hubbers will decide to unfollow for one reason or another. I do that myself. I suppose it could happen that that person keeps changing their mind. But depending on how long a time interval occurs between Follows, it could also be a glitch that you are seeing.
I'm very curious about the person I mentioned who followed themself.
It appears there have been some other problems with Follower E-mails!
Sometimes I get an email saying someone is following me, then when I go to my profile they are not there until I hit refresh, or I check fan mail.
by FreezeFrame34 6 years ago
What has your experience been. Did you notice that the more people you followed, the more people followed you? Did you ever start following people just because you wanted more followers? I have been pretty selective in the people that I follow and I am totally happy with all of the awesome Hubbers...
by Ben Guinter 7 years ago
In my years on this site I have seen so many people randomly follow me in hopes that I follow them back. And then as soon as I do, if the topics they write on interest me, they delete me from the hubbers they're following?Do you guys really think this makes people want to read and comment on...
by Alexander Silvius 6 years ago
Wouldn't it be great if we could de-fan a follower? If your asking, "why in the world would you want to do that?" Let me tell you. Recently I have been gaining quite a few followers which actually helped push my numbers over 200. That is great. However, most of these people have not only...
by TransScribbler 7 years ago
I am being followed by someone with no hubs, who claims to have over 100 followers. As I always do with a new follower, I went to this persons profile and all their hubtivity is following other hubbers. Their off hub url is a spam ad. How do I remove them from my followers list and block them?
by Connie Smith 7 years ago
I get seriously ticked when I see that I have a new follower and then find out that "two minutes ago" they have signed up to follow 6 or 8 other hubbers. There is no way that anyone who does that can have read any of your material. It just happened to me and I sent an email...
by cookingdiva 7 years ago
I was reading Bendo13's question about people following others to make you follow them and then drop you. I am not understanding how having many followers can help a hubber? Today I got new follower and someone left me as well, I do not know what I done. Maybe they did not like my hubs or...
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