SUGGESTION: Comments Pending Notification on Hubs

  1. starapostle profile image61
    starapostleposted 6 years ago

    When I came to hubpages, I loved the idea of getting paid, but not having to charge people for the information I give, to me that's brilliant. You also encourage writers to achieve a higher standard in writing from where they are. That would also go hand in hand with a increase of knowledge to achieve that goal.

    What's problematic with the comment pending is that there is no warning. To have the option to hold comments maybe good for something, but it's problematic if you post something you put time into, that you wrote on the fly.  I don't know if the logic is people won't participate in the community if they know comments are pending, considering the message you see after the fact.

    If you know you have a 50/50 chance of losing something you put time in, I think a person would back their work up before going forward in that direction. I think knowing comments are pending would actually deter people who really don't have anything to say, and are just around to mock others.

    I just wrote something I was really into, that I didn't want to have to think about again and now it's in the doubter sphere. I made a plea to get my words back, if they decided against my words, before they are just discarded. Not being able to know this is basically equivalent to a sucker punch.

    Even if you decide to give no indicator, be it some hidden rule, It would be nice if whatever we post, we have protection from loosing material. Maybe change the color of the submit button when a person has comments are pending. That time could be well used communicating from our own hub, rather blindly giving yourself the chance to be denied communication and lose your work.

    Sometimes your inspired, and you press the Submit button too fast, which is what I did.

    1. MickiS profile image79
      MickiSposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      When it comes to Comments and how they are handled, we  follow a standard convention widely used across blogs, newspaper sites, and other sites that allow commenting. I appreciate your suggestion, but we are unlikely to change away from those standards.

      1. starapostle profile image61
        starapostleposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Hi MickiS, I figured it was along those lines. I've noticed some interesting breakthroughs in online communication which seems to resemble fractals, I have my views on that, but I digress.

        Half of me is saying wow!that's an opportunity for someone to break the mold, and come up with the next HubTubes or something, and the other half is wondering things I would have to digress on again.

        I've had this problem before, and I have solved it with a little extra work, It just caught me by surprise again. Although it be no tough task for the computer to handle, we'll still be glad when someone eliminates the need to tediously safe guard our opinions from being censored.

        It is helpful to know hubpages is unlikely to change from the standard, so I have no expectations. It still would be necessary for me to take the same precautions immediately.

        Thanks for your help,
        Best Regards


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)