Is the HP feed filter options broken?

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  1. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 6 years ago

    I have all sorts of hubs, comments and accolades displaying for hubbers and topics I do not follow?

    Has the tool changed in some way?


    I only follow Humor and Web Business as categories.

    This hub is displayed in my feed: … -sale-here

    (some spammy crap)

    and this: … me-Staging

    (nothing wrong with it) except - it doesnt fall in a category I follow, isnt shared by someone I follow and isnt a hubber I follow.

    Why am I seeing this stuff?

  2. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Sorry Sunforged, I rarely use the Feed anymore. But, I hope you get things straightened out. wink

    1. sunforged profile image70
      sunforgedposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I rarely use it either.Now, I guess I wont be using it at all

  3. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 6 years ago

    Feed still showing me stories and postings from unconnected sources - not a follower, not in category, not shared by those I follow.

    Its messy.

    Anything being done?

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Can you share a screenshot?

      When you hover over the X to the upper right of the story, what options do you see?

  4. relache profile image83
    relacheposted 6 years ago

    My feed isn't showing anything unwanted, but then I barely follow anything or anyone.  Of course, me not seeing the same problems that you are seeing doesn't mean they don't exist...

  5. Dale Hyde profile image84
    Dale Hydeposted 6 years ago

    No problems with my feed at the moment. I DO follow quite a few people and subjects as I am certainly NOT ABOVE doing that, lol.  I like to give support when I can and do use the feed accordingly.

  6. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 6 years ago

    looks like I follow around 200 people (most not active feed users) and only two topics - web business and humor

    The current hub shown in that feed right on top is:

    I dont follow the hubber or the category?

    and all these accolades appear:

    Robie Benve has achieved Level V Commenter status
    5 hours ago
    gabgirl12 was awarded the Helpful accolade
    5 hours ago

    MartieCoetser has now published 100 Hubs
    5 hours ago
    SuffolkJason Hubs have been viewed 10,000 times
    5 hours ago
    Eileen Goodall has now published 100 Hubs
    5 hours ago
    carlarmes has answered 10 questions
    5 hours ago
    Shawn May Scott has made 100 Forum Posts

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I talked to engineering about this, and sometimes the feed will show stories that our 'affinity model' thinks you might be interested in, based on what you've read, commented on, or shared before. So, for example, if you've read a lot of Hubs in a particular category or by a particular author, you might be presented with a Hub by that author in your feed.

      If you hover over the space right above the green follow button, an X button will show up, and you can choose to hide the story and others like it.


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