I am new here, and I am enjoying the place immensly! What a wealth of information and fun! I am reading and commenting and having all kinds of fun poking around.
Since I am new to the system, I do have some questions. I was able to find answers to most of them myself, but this one I couldn't. I noticed yesterday that the number of fans shown under my profile pic on these forums were higher than I see on my profile. Thought it might be a temporary glitch or something. But it did not change today - while the absolute number has changed, it shows here exactly the same 3 more fans than on my profile.
Can anybody tell me please - is it by design? Should I report it somewhere? How many fans exactly I have right now - 35 or 38? Or should I just stop asking silly questions?
Patience is the key.
It will probably even out. I have been here for only 6 months and am sometimes puzzled when my score fluctuates so much. I am trying to ignore this, and not let it be a distraction.
Personally I don't know how they keep track of all of these statistics-- though much of it is programmed in, I think it is supposed to be more of a general measurement.
Just watch it for awhile-- and direct your energy toward writing your hubs and responses. I think all of it will take care of itself.
You can count the number of fans that have signed in on your profile-- If it seems to be drastically different, ask the HubPages team.
Thank you very much Rochelle!
Yes, I do understand that things fluctuate, and that is really not that important how many fans I have. I just got puzzled by the obvious disparity in the count, and thought it might be a known problem or something.
And I am working hard on my next hub!
Good for you.
Keep an eye on the numbers. You will probably find that they are fun if not taken to seriously.
Good luck-- looking forward to seeing more of your work.
by Janet21 10 years ago
This is not a big deal, but I was wondering why my profile page and individual hubs show that I have 35 fans, yet my profile in the forum shows 36. They are always one off. Just curious.
by James Paterson 10 years ago
When posting in the forum, it shows a different number of fans than it shows on our profile pages, which is the correct number the profile or the forums?.....jimmy
by Andria 9 years ago
... is I don't always know you're there. It would be nice if hubpages had some way of indicating to you that A) someone has joined your merry band and B) who they are. I look at my list every few days and try to work out who's new etc. I like to know you're there and who you are. I like company and...
by Kelly Kline Burnett 7 years ago
I miss my fan count - call it vanity - will there be a replacement - such as a range rather than a specific number? I know we have accolades for that but that part of the real estate seems very valuable to our profile.
by anime_nanet 6 years ago
Let's do a down count.To make this thread doable, I'll start with the number 2000!I think it can be done, hubbers! Let's down this to zero!!!2000!
by Rajinder Soni 8 years ago
Today, I logged into my account and was surprised to see the fan mail of soni2009 who has used my profile pic on his profile. Actually, I became much more surprised when I checked out my url trackers where it was showing that soni2009 joined hubpages via my referral tracker on 11/15/2009.Here is...
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