Since I joined HP several weeks ago, I have noticed the term "spun" used quite often in reference to Hubs.
Can someone please explain what this means? Did I miss something in the TOS?
Thanks in advance
Writer's Dog, you'll definitely know one when you see one - they're software written articles, so they make little sense. A spun article will look something like this:
"When you imagine or pretend to carry a purse of brilliance and it will be far or beyond your reckoning."
If you hub-hop, you'll come across one or two during your travels. Usually by new accounts.
Are these new accounts typically what people call sackbots? Not gonna lie, I've had a bit of trouble wrapping my head around that term.
Or one could be like this post I made up.
Original: - The sky is blue and the beautiful ocean reflects this brilliance and seems blue as well.
Spun (by me no software just an example for u )
The sky is green and the gorgeous river scatters this gorgeousness and seems red as well.
Here's a paragraph I just found on a newly published hub about spring fashions:
(Headline:) Fancy retro fairy reappear
(paragraph:) If the early autumn collection is a barrier of temperament rendering of the brand, early spring is the clutch shot of increasing the intimacy. Especially to the brands which are seeking for positioning of consumers, the early spring's warm concern heralded the coming of passionate carnival, attracting the head-turning as many as possible by its gorgeous fancy.
LOL, I know spun content is a big no-no, but I must admit I get a kick out of reading it sometimes. Maybe the spinners' new slogan can be "Spun is Fun."
Got it! Thanks everyone for not only answering my query, but giving me a much needed laugh as well
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