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Hubpages When No Hubs Have to Be Written?

Updated on July 28, 2018

Some questions that answer how badly Hubpages is doing today?

For those of you that don't want to read the two thousand words in this hub, then just answer the following question.

How can Hubpages continue, much less get better if they can't produce Hubs?

If Hp had thousands of hubbers, you would expect that the number of articles created everyday would be in the hundreds at least. But Hubpages doesn't show that result. Even the Forums are not created in the hundreds per day. In fact, even those forums that have hundreds of messages, turns out to be made be a handful of repetitious hubbers. That is not the same as if they were made by a hundred hubbers.

Politics is the most popular category, and it doesn't show the activity of hundreds of hubbers. You can check this yourself using the data provided by Hubpages in the Articles and Forum categories.

We don't really know how many active hubbers there are on hubpages, but we can infer it by its activity. If there were millions of hubbers, then your would expect that there would be about 100,000 active hubbers per million. If there were 4 million hubbers, then there would be about 400,000 hubbers active each day.

Using the lower number of 100,000 hubbers, you would expect some percentage of that to be reading hubs, and forum discussions. Then a smaller number of them would actually comment. In my experience, using my comment to view ratio, that would be about 10%. So that would be about 1,000 comments. Then we would expect at least 100 new hubs a day. These are very low figures but they are high when we look at the actual hp data.

Using the political category, most of the hubbers don't even write one hub per week, and many don't write one hub per month. While others may not write a single hub in an 8 week period. My point is that based on the activity data of hubbers, there is definitely a decline in writing on hp. And most of the activity is in the forums, and its messaging. And that doesn't take any writing ability, and it also doesn't generate revenue for hp or the hubbers.


Forums the home of the drive by writers.

The quality of the political forums is just as vile and rude as they were when they were simple questions. HubPages remains totally biased for the left, and especially rewards those that are clearly, and undeniably Anti Trumpers.

These Anti Trumpers have no PC, no filter, and talk about president Trump as if he was their mortal enemy. I don't know where the hp moderation team is but there seems to be no control over these people that write or message in the political forums. The acts of these Anti Trumpers are reflections of the Hp management. They are no different than the other companies in the media.

Looking at the activity, and specifically the political and social category there seems to be a downturn. While merging questions in to the forums should have doubled the activity. The activity for politics and social issues is the most active category on HubPages. But neither the forums or articles are doing that well. Looking at the activity, there doesn't appear to be a HubPages audience larger than a hundred or so people. Less than a dozen users are active for writing forums, and even less for writing articles. I even went to their Soapboxie site and it is also very inactive.

No one could possibly make any money with that kind of inactivity.


The HubPages death knell continues

Topic

  • Politics and Social Issuesยป

Title

HubPages Decline Continues now in Forums, and Articles

Summary

hp is biased and when it is criticized it attacks with their bias scores for hubbers and hubs. Hubpages uses bots, and meta algorithms that search for and punish Hubbers that write in favor of president Trump. And that is the whole point of this Hub as it documents examples using data from Hubpages itself.

The political category contains either the left view or the right view. For Hubpages to side with the left is classic bias. To not respond to questions about that bias is passive aggressive inaction, but to use the Hubber score to give low scores based on their bias is so Facebook and Google.

I would respect it if Hubpages just came out of the closet and acknowledged their bias.

Hp continues to have less and less writers and general underwhelming activity. I use Politics which is the most popular category on hp to make show the details. The data is available on HubPages, but you do have to collect it and analyze it.

I have included several of the metrics on the forums that show a mere handful of activity on the forums in the course of seven days. The forums are the combined retired questions and the original forum. Yet, there doesn't seem to be any increase in activity.

As hubbers, how do you view these facts? Who here is making any folding money?

How many hubbers have made enough in a year to actually declare it on their taxes?

Update March 2, 2018

Hp continues to have static and underwhelming activity. Once again, I use the most popular category on hp to make show the details. That category of course is Politics, and social issues.

This is a verifiable fact using the HP given statistics, as I have including in the comment section.

Hubpages is Dying

Where is the hub activity of yesteryear. Don't say it is in their Soapboxie niche, because that is as bad.

There is hardly any activity in hubpages this year. I know that they are being bought out, but still what do they have to offer.

A dead client list.

I am using the political and social issue category to make my claim of inactivity. But, look at any of the categories they are all slow to not moving.

RIP

Hubpages retired the questions section, and said it would merge into the Forums.

Hubpages cited lower earnings from the questions, and merged it into the Forums. But the Forums are as bad or even worse that the questions.

There are not that many forums per day, nor are there any real great discussions going on as well.

The most popular topics in hubpages is the political social ones. In the comment section I have posted the most recent forums. And you can see for yourself about how few of them there are.

To agree or not to agree on the title statement look at the metrics

Hubpages management has declared that 2017 was a great year. It may have been for them, but I doubt that the actual core of hubpages the hubbers even made enough money to defray the costs of running their computers, and network access, much less fold any money.

The number one topic on hubpages is the political and social area. This area has been along with the rest of the topics declined over the last year. The numbers which can be retrieved from the hubpages themselves are down.

While the US Stock Market has gone way up, the participation in the questions, forums, and articles has atrophied. To the point that hubpages removed the questions area, and said it would fold it into the forums.

While this fold may be in the works, the number of forums is dismal. And with that the participation in the few forums is also dismal.

The heart of the hubpages was always the articles, originally designated as hubs. The hubs have actually declined before the questions and the forums started to decline.

When you look at the Forum and Article histories for the political and social area, you can readily see the decline.

Now hubpages itself doesn't like hubs like this one, that call out some of its major problems. The recently announced merger, or take over looks pretty dismal for the hubpages community.

It seems like the future here on hubpages, and isolation because of heavy filtering of hubbers to prevent their migration to the new platform.

Is it really a quality issue why this hub is not featured?

Or is it simply that hubpages didn't like the truth, which can be easily verified with data from Hp itself. They have also brought my hubber score down from the 80s to 39 and for not reason other than they don't agree with my opinions.

The 39 hubber score is more of a reflection on the bias of HP than the quality of my writing.

I haven't updated my hubber score since I published this article.

It is now at 32, and was at 28 a few days ago

The Queen of hubpages

Apparently sometime today hub pages retired the Questions Section.

Note, I put this in the social category because it is a social issue that is at the core of the hubbers in the political and social categories.

  • When assessing the quality of this article, remember freedom of speech.


I am guessing because there is no statement when you go to the answer section. It is obvious that the box to put your new questions is not there anymore. What it have hurt to put a message there that the question section is retired, and take your writing to the Forum section.

I tried to edit one of my existing questions and all I got was a cryptic message that something went wrong. Really, is that the best that hub pages can do to let you know that they are no longer supporting the existing questions. They were supposed to be ported over to the Forums, but so far I don't see them there.

Anyway, long live the Questions section.

The point of this article is to point out that hub pages retirement of the questions sections is not an improvement. The reason is that the Forums aren't doing much better than the ailing questions section.

While it is harder for the uninvited to get into the forums without signing in, once there the same environment exists. But more importantly the number of people in the forums is very low. Just look at the number of forums per hour, actually that would be 1 or a very low number. I am singly out the politics and social category. As this category has been one of the most popular categories. Probably the religion section is as popular.

My statement about the low forums and the low comments on those forums can easily be verified by just looking at the forum page.

The quality of the forums is not much different than it was in the questions section.

Once again, I am focusing on the politics and the social forums.

I was just looking at a few, and one of the forums caught my attention. It looked like the cyber bullying that I had heard about happening in the social media. In this one forum, it was a bunch of liberals attacking one of the few Trump people. The forum title itself was derogatory and personal to another forum user.

Apparently, not winning many arguments from this forum user they decided to just call names and make insinuations

It this the quality that hub pages and their "moderation" team were created to do at hubpages?

Like the Main Stream Media, hubpages has also been biased against the non liberals. It was clear when this month they started to seriously chopped the points off the hubber score. They made it into a personality contest, and when the more abundant hubbers that are liberals whined with their thumb votes they started knocking down the scores. I saw one politically conservative hubber have a score in the 80s and in a few short weeks the score was 17. If one was to look at the hub activity of that hubber no bad writing or anything negative would be found.

In the political and social category where this hubber did most of their writing of course the other side would push the thumbs down.

Hubber scores should reflect the writing quality of the hubber and not their public opion of what they write. Just because the main stream media does the same thing to president Trump and republicans doesn't mean that it it a correct or good thing to do here.

How can the quality of the forums be any better for hub pages if they continue to use Bias and instead of writing as the basis of these hubpages scoring.

The hubber scoring needs to reflect some objective standard instead of bias. How is it that hubbers can get scores in the 90s and even 100 and yet they don't write articles. They just comment, and many of them didn't even bother to create the questions or the forums.


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Conclusion on the questions versus the Forums

There is no increase in the number of people in the forums versus that in the questions section. They bought have seen their numbers dwindle. Some many unanswered questions, and the number of views indicated a total hubpage audience of no more than a few hundred people.

This could be tied into the reduction of any monetary benefits of writing for hubpages, or many of the good hubbers have left hubpages. There is also the possibility that they just got tired of the hp bias for the left.


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    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      5 weeks ago from Orange County California

      Here is one of the hubpages advertisements on the wealth from writing for hubpages.

      Earns $600 per month

      Lifetime Earnings: $37,400

      How does $20 a day for over 5 years getting that total appeal to you before taxes?

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      5 months ago from Orange County California

      The following is the last seven days of forum activity, and today is March 17, 2018

      Does this activity look like hubpages is really active? or on a decline?

      Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization

      posted by PrettyPanther

      88

      JAKE Earthshine (28 minutes ago)

      Who Cares About Trump's Affair with a Porn Star?

      posted by crankalicious

      10

      PrettyPanther (23 hours ago)

      What is the official rules and regulations on leaking?

      posted by jackclee lm

      432

      wilderness (44 hours ago)

      The Killing of Innocent School Children

      posted by peoplepower73

      179

      Kathleen Cochran (45 hours ago)

      Could you recognize a shill in a forum if you came up against him/her?

      posted by Terri Meredith

      11

      abwilliams (2 days ago)

      The bad guy, he who chose to shoot up his school in Parkland, FL

      posted by abwilliams

      3

      Kenna McHugh (2 days ago)

      Quote of the Day - Gloria Steinem

      posted by Kenna McHugh

      57

      Randy Godwin (3 days ago)

      Has Special Prosecutor Bob Mueller Run Out Of Time?

      posted by RJ Schwartz

      3

      Credence2 (3 days ago)

      Tillerson OUT

      posted by IslandBites

      8

      threekeys (4 days ago)

      What would a matriarchy be like?

      posted by lovetherain

      15

      Ivan Tod (5 days ago)

      Can a State defy the laws of the Federal Government?

      posted by jackclee lm

      0

      Hxprof (6 days ago)

      The US diversity lotttery.

      posted by Hxprof

      18

      no body (6 days ago)

      If babies are innocent, when do you think humans cease to be innocent?

      posted by threekeys

      7

      Randy Godwin (7 days ago)

      Has Jeff Session finally decided he's in charge?

      posted by RJ Schwartz

      104

      ozthruslittedeyes (7 days ago)

      What changes should take place in the White House?

      posted by dianetrotter

      80

      wilderness (7 days ago)

      Calling All Teachers!

      posted by brittneylindstrom

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      5 months ago from Orange County California

      Here is the ghost town hubpages activity for Mar 9

      -------------------------------------------------------------------

      Calling All Teachers!

      posted by brittneylindstrom

      28

      GA Anderson (35 minutes ago)

      Has Special Prosecutor Bob Mueller Run Out Of Time?

      posted by RJ Schwartz

      90

      wilderness (2 hours ago)

      What changes should take place in the White House?

      posted by dianetrotter

      6

      Randy Godwin (10 hours ago)

      Who Cares About Trump's Affair with a Porn Star?

      posted by crankalicious

      4

      GA Anderson (10 hours ago)

      Has Jeff Session finally decided he's in charge?

      posted by RJ Schwartz

      14

      GA Anderson (11 hours ago)

      Can a State defy the laws of the Federal Government?

      posted by jackclee lm

      5

      VVanNess (12 hours ago)

      Trump Meeting with Video Game Industry

      posted by VVanNess

      421

      wilderness (18 hours ago)

      The Killing of Innocent School Children

      posted by peoplepower73

      2

      paradigmsearch (38 hours ago)

      Maven Gets into Politics

      posted by paradigmsearch

      2

      Randy Godwin (2 days ago)

      The Trump Reality Show: WH Scandals

      posted by Randy Godwin

      6

      Dean Traylor (2 days ago)

      Arming Teachers - Here's a thought.

      posted by The Big Drake

      139

      My Esoteric (2 days ago)

      These Gun Safety Ideas WOULD Reduce Mass Killings

      posted by My Esoteric

      20

      Credence2 (3 days ago)

      Domestic Shortcomings

      posted by Jessie L Watson

      6

      Sychophantastic (3 days ago)

      Should the U.S. get rid of our 4-year presidential cycle?

      posted by Sychophantastic

      40

      Kathryn L Hill (5 days ago)

      should women stay home

      posted by lovetherain

      30

      wilderness (5 days ago)

      Conservatives: Does Trump really understand the 2nd Amendment?

      posted by Credence2

      38

      paradigmsearch (6 days ago)

      Mocking Alert: Which statement was a bigger fabrication?

      posted by Valeant

      9

      Kathryn L Hill (7 days ago)

      The Presidency of Donald Trump

      posted by gmwilliams

      5

      Oscarlites (7 days ago)

      My own Ideas about Gun Ownership, Individual and Public Safety.

      posted by Oscarlites

      25

      wilderness (7 days ago)

      secret societies

      posted by lovetherain

      3

      wilderness (7 days ago)

      Why Separation of Church and State is Imperative

      posted by wilderness

      1

      wilderness (7 days ago)

      Delta vs Georgia

      posted by The Big Drake

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      5 months ago from Orange County California

      Here is the March 8 update of the forum activity for a week.

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      Calling All Teachers!

      posted by brittneylindstrom

      77

      dianetrotter (11 hours ago)

      What changes should take place in the White House?

      posted by dianetrotter

      2

      paradigmsearch (12 hours ago)

      Maven Gets into Politics

      posted by paradigmsearch

      2

      Randy Godwin (12 hours ago)

      Has Jeff Session finally decided he's in charge?

      posted by RJ Schwartz

      2

      Randy Godwin (22 hours ago)

      The Trump Reality Show: WH Scandals

      posted by Randy Godwin

      6

      Dean Traylor (35 hours ago)

      Arming Teachers - Here's a thought.

      posted by The Big Drake

      11

      jackclee lm (35 hours ago)

      Can a State defy the laws of the Federal Government?

      posted by jackclee lm

      139

      My Esoteric (36 hours ago)

      These Gun Safety Ideas WOULD Reduce Mass Killings

      posted by My Esoteric

      20

      Credence2 (46 hours ago)

      Domestic Shortcomings

      posted by Jessie L Watson

      6

      Sychophantastic (2 days ago)

      Should the U.S. get rid of our 4-year presidential cycle?

      posted by Sychophantastic

      419

      Valeant (2 days ago)

      The Killing of Innocent School Children

      posted by peoplepower73

      40

      Kathryn L Hill (4 days ago)

      should women stay home

      posted by lovetherain

      30

      wilderness (4 days ago)

      Conservatives: Does Trump really understand the 2nd Amendment?

      posted by Credence2

      38

      paradigmsearch (5 days ago)

      Mocking Alert: Which statement was a bigger fabrication?

      posted by Valeant

      9

      Kathryn L Hill (6 days ago)

      The Presidency of Donald Trump

      posted by gmwilliams

      5

      Oscarlites (6 days ago)

      My own Ideas about Gun Ownership, Individual and Public Safety.

      posted by Oscarlites

      25

      wilderness (6 days ago)

      secret societies

      posted by lovetherain

      3

      wilderness (6 days ago)

      Why Separation of Church and State is Imperative

      posted by wilderness

      1

      wilderness (6 days ago)

      Delta vs Georgia

      posted by The Big Drake

      --------------------------

      OK you be the judge.

      Ghost Town, Very Small Town, Midsize Town, or ?

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      5 months ago from Orange County California

      March 3 2018

      What changes should take place in the White House?

      posted by dianetrotter

      104

      wilderness (10 hours ago)

      These Gun Safety Ideas WOULD Reduce Mass Killings

      posted by My Esoteric

      28

      Aime F (11 hours ago)

      should women stay home

      posted by lovetherain

      38

      paradigmsearch (15 hours ago)

      Mocking Alert: Which statement was a bigger fabrication?

      posted by Valeant

      7

      paradigmsearch (20 hours ago)

      Can a State defy the laws of the Federal Government?

      posted by jackclee lm

      25

      JAKE Earthshine (21 hours ago)

      Conservatives: Does Trump really understand the 2nd Amendment?

      posted by Credence2

      9

      Kathryn L Hill (33 hours ago)

      The Presidency of Donald Trump

      posted by gmwilliams

      5

      Oscarlites (35 hours ago)

      My own Ideas about Gun Ownership, Individual and Public Safety.

      posted by Oscarlites

      25

      wilderness (36 hours ago)

      secret societies

      posted by lovetherain

      3

      wilderness (36 hours ago)

      Why Separation of Church and State is Imperative

      posted by wilderness

      410

      wilderness (37 hours ago)

      The Killing of Innocent School Children

      posted by peoplepower73

      1

      wilderness (40 hours ago)

      Delta vs Georgia

      posted by The Big Drake

      5

      wilderness (46 hours ago)

      Arming Teachers - Here's a thought.

      posted by The Big Drake

      2

      Randy Godwin (3 days ago)

      The Schiff Memo: Have you read it yet?

      posted by Randy Godwin

      24

      lovetherain (3 days ago)

      Overpopulation

      posted by lovetherain

      39

      wilderness (4 days ago)

      What should we do in response to the school shooting?

      posted by sarahspradlin

      0

      Daniel Akita (5 days ago)

      Nigeria Unsettled Economy

      posted by Daniel Akita

      66

      wilderness (6 days ago)

      How to stop or at least seriously curtail gun violence in schools

      posted by Leland Johnson

      18

      Setank Setunk (6 days ago)

      ANAL thinkers only

      posted by lovetherain

      2

      Spiral Illusion (7 days ago)

      Politicians Personal Interest

      posted by Spiral Illusion

      44

      Jw Worcester (7 days ago)

      Wondering how his supporters feel today with Trump's crazy behavior....

      posted by Valeant

      0

      AshutoshJoshi06 (7 days ago)

      What next for the Canadian Prime Minister?

      posted by AshutoshJoshi06

      0

      Parimal Bhakare (7 days ago)

      Patriotism

      posted by Parimal Bhakare

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      5 months ago from Orange County California

      March 2, 2018

      Hp falling again

      These Gun Safety Ideas WOULD Reduce Mass Killings

      posted by My Esoteric

      13

      Kathleen Cochran (16 minutes ago)

      What changes should take place in the White House?

      posted by dianetrotter

      24

      Readmikenow (54 minutes ago)

      Conservatives: Does Trump really understand the 2nd Amendment?

      posted by Credence2

      36

      Sharlee01 (114 minutes ago)

      Mocking Alert: Which statement was a bigger fabrication?

      posted by Valeant

      19

      Aime F (9 hours ago)

      should women stay home

      posted by lovetherain

      9

      Kathryn L Hill (12 hours ago)

      The Presidency of Donald Trump

      posted by gmwilliams

      6

      jackclee lm (13 hours ago)

      Can a State defy the laws of the Federal Government?

      posted by jackclee lm

      5

      Oscarlites (13 hours ago)

      My own Ideas about Gun Ownership, Individual and Public Safety.

      posted by Oscarlites

      25

      wilderness (14 hours ago)

      secret societies

      posted by lovetherain

      3

      wilderness (14 hours ago)

      Why Separation of Church and State is Imperative

      posted by wilderness

      410

      wilderness (16 hours ago)

      The Killing of Innocent School Children

      posted by peoplepower73

      1

      wilderness (19 hours ago)

      Delta vs Georgia

      posted by The Big Drake

      5

      wilderness (24 hours ago)

      Arming Teachers - Here's a thought.

      posted by The Big Drake

      2

      Randy Godwin (2 days ago)

      The Schiff Memo: Have you read it yet?

      posted by Randy Godwin

      24

      lovetherain (2 days ago)

      Overpopulation

      posted by lovetherain

      39

      wilderness (3 days ago)

      What should we do in response to the school shooting?

      posted by sarahspradlin

      0

      Daniel Akita (5 days ago)

      Nigeria Unsettled Economy

      posted by Daniel Akita

      66

      wilderness (5 days ago)

      How to stop or at least seriously curtail gun violence in schools

      posted by Leland Johnson

      18

      Setank Setunk (5 days ago)

      ANAL thinkers only

      posted by lovetherain

      2

      Spiral Illusion (6 days ago)

      Politicians Personal Interest

      posted by Spiral Illusion

      44

      Jw Worcester (6 days ago)

      Wondering how his supporters feel today with Trump's crazy behavior....

      posted by Valeant

      0

      AshutoshJoshi06 (7 days ago)

      What next for the Canadian Prime Minister?

      posted by AshutoshJoshi06

      0

      Parimal Bhakare (7 days ago)

      Patriotism

      posted by Parimal Bhakare

      59

      blueheron (7 days ago)

      An Interesting Dichotomy...

      posted by Valeant

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      Today, hubpages feels like a ghost town. Anybody out there!!!!!

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      The following 50 forums took 2 weeks and that is about 4 per day.

      These small amounts of discussions could have been done by an audience of a dozen or so people. So what is the size of the active audience of hubpages today. Is it in the hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands?

      1. Can we just cut to the chase?

      2. President Obama in interview with David Letterman...

      3. The Trump Dossier revisited.

      4. Trump publically uses expletive to describe Africans and Caribbeans?

      5. Trump's physical exam

      6. Trump and Conduct Unbecoming of a President

      7. Conservatism is......Being Discombobulated...Slowly but S-U-R-E-L-Y

      8. Why is President Donald Trump so racist?

      9. Trump creates new milestone in his first year!

      10. Are Trump/Bannon having a cat fight or a street fight and why?

      11. Safe Injection Sites - What Say You

      12. What happened to Senator John McCain?

      13. Trump has gave in on DACA - not what we voted for...

      14. Why Liberals Hate Conservatives even more than ISIS?

      15. "Fire and Fury." Trump's downfall?

      16. Trump was right...

      17. Executive Time

      18. President Obama and his administration spied on President elect Trump?

      19. Immigration: Yet Another Hot Button Issue I Can't Reconcile For Myself

      20. Who is the target audience for this commercial?

      21. President Trump has made 1,950 false or misleading claims over 347 day

      22. Trump v. Hillary; Offensiveness v. Crookedness

      23. One Major Consequences of the Trump Administration...

      24. Economic Slavery. Injustice. Greed.

      25. What next for the US in Afghanistan??

      26. Your 2018 wish list, politically speaking

      27. Eric Trump thinks Ellen DeGeneres is part of the 'deep state'

      28. Marijuana is now legal in California....

      29. My wish list for the 2nd year of Trump...

      30. The National Debt is climbing...

      31. Brief Thought

      32. Is Russia interference still a hoax? What is going on?

      33. How dangerous is Russia's meddling?

      34. Donald Trump's New York Times Interview (rant inside)

      35. The big list of Trump accomplishments in the first year

      36. ISIS urges supporters to buy guns in America

      37. Foreign Relations

      38. Travel

      39. Adolescence in Politics.

      40. Trump just cut funding to the UN

      41. Why is Trump not doing anything about the Russians meddling.

      42. Next wave of terrorism by ISIS sympathizers...

      43. Once more Four teens charged in highway overpass murder. ?New Crime?

      44. Obama "......Social media splintering America ..." Really ?

      45. Media Watch ; Observations About the Devolving News Media ?

      46. Does political idealism dwindle with age ?

      47. Fear Rules the Day.

      48. All Must See Daily Mail 3 minute video , L.A. Homeless

      49. Population Exodus From Blue States ? ......Interesting ?

      50. Shouldn't phony political sexual assault

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      My hubber score keep going down, and yet I keep writing hubs, and commenting on articles.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      Can anyone answer the question posed by this article?

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      to point out how the retirement of the questions section and putting it into the forum section has not made any difference, just check out the activity in the forums. The number of new forums per day is single digit. The existing forums have single digit commenters, and even though some of the forums have double, or even triple digit posts is due to many tangent discussions off the forum topic.

      These forums don't seem to stimulate the writing juices either, as the number of new articles is also low.

      You be the judge.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      Why is it that every time that I write something about hubpages they lower my hubber score. Is the hubber score based on subjective, objective or simply biased criteria.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      In the last two day this is all that the Forum had.

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      Donald Trump's New York Times Interview (rant inside)

      posted by PrettyPanther

      39

      PrettyPanther (3 hours ago)

      The big list of Trump accomplishments in the first year

      posted by jackclee lm

      17

      Jessie L Watson (29 hours ago)

      Adolescence in Politics.

      posted by Jessie L Watson

      33

      Sharlee01 (30 hours ago)

      Trump just cut funding to the UN

      posted by jackclee lm

      210

      Sharlee01 (31 hours ago)

      Why is Trump not doing anything about the Russians meddling.

      posted by Randy Godwin

      199

      Ken Burgess (39 hours ago)

      President Obama and his administration spied on President elect Trump?

      posted by jackclee lm

      11

      GA Anderson (44 hours ago)

      ISIS urges supporters to buy guns in America

      posted by promisem

      3

      promisem (2 days ago)

      Next wave of terrorism by ISIS sympathizers...

      posted by jackclee lm

      33

      psycheskinner (2 days ago)

      Once more Four teens charged in highway overpass murder. ?New Crime?

      posted by ahorseback

      1

      Live to Learn (2 days ago)

      Obama "......Social media splintering America ..." Really ?

      posted by ahorseback

      11

      ahorseback (2 days ago)

      Media Watch ; Observations About the Devolving News Media ?

      posted by ahorseback

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      How is that better than the number of questions in that same time frame?

      As for the forum that received 199, this is just the results of a few people just commenting almost without end.

      The premise of the forum is bogus, as the left is not right about anything political. The Russians are like Waldo or Poke Mon, they are not a reality.

      This forum avoids the real reason why the Russian Election Influence began. It began when Hillary Clinton was trounced in the presidential election after her investors spent $1.6 billion dollars. So to appease them, she and the DNC created the red herring we call Investigations on Russia allegedly influencing the 2016 presidential election. To date, there hasn't been any facts, foundation, or thread to even have a shred of evidence.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      Here is the list of forums as of 10:29pm PST 12-22-2017

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      Latest Activity

      all

      Discussion Replies Most Recent When

      Why is Trump not doing anything about the Russians meddling.posted by Randy Godwin in Politics and Social Issues 167 Randy Godwin 1 minute ago

      posted by rondem in Technology 1 moviesreviews 64 minutes ago

      New Tax reform passed Congressposted by jackclee lm in Politics and Social Issues 64 Randy Godwin 91 minutes ago

      Will the GOP Tax Plan help or hurt the Republicans in 2018?posted by My Esoteric in Politics and Social Issues 46 GA Anderson 116 minutes ago

      Being asked to Write Free Article for Creditposted by Stacie L in Books, Literature, and Writing 4 FatFreddysCat 3 hours ago

      Florida Real Estate CoursesFlipping houses in Florida posted by simple294 in Business and Employment 0 simple294 4 hours ago

      ahoresback Will Post Anything For Attentionposted by Paul Winngert in Politics and Social Issues 48 ahorseback 6 hours ago

      Fear Rules the Day.posted by Kathryn L Hill in Politics and Social Issues 15 ahorseback 6 hours ago

      Security VS. Growthposted by gmwilliams in Education and Science 5 Kathryn L Hill 7 hours ago

      So , The Newest Enemies of Israel , the American Left ..... What ?posted by ahorseback in Politics and Social Issues 1 ahorseback 7 hours ago

      Work From Home and Fitness and Health posted by Maryam Nasrullah in Health 1 Luciferguson 7 hours ago

      Impoposted by Human Humani in Health 0 Human Humani 8 hours ago

      Trump: Is the UN just a rubber stamp of U.S foreign policy?posted by Credence2 in Politics and Social Issues 11 ahorseback 9 hours ago

      What Is It About About So Many Liberals Not understanding Tax Cuts ?posted by ahorseback in Politics and Social Issues 19 wilderness 9 hours ago

      Trump isolated on Israel issue.posted by Randy Godwin in Politics and Social Issues 16 ahorseback 9 hours ago

      Will Social Security be impacted by new tax structure? Obamacare?posted by dianetrotter in Politics and Social Issues 7 wilderness 11 hours ago

      Wow, the next chip to fall - Matt Lauer of NBC Newsposted by jackclee lm in Entertainment and Media 63 wilderness 11 hours ago

      Democrats Using Sex and Race to Hyper-Control its Voters ?posted by ahorseback in Politics and Social Issues 60 ahorseback 12 hours ago

      Quote of the Day - Tom Hanksposted by Kenna McHugh in Entertainment and Media 0 Kenna McHugh 15 hours ago

      What you will answer to "who are you?" question and why?posted by Freya Cesare in Education and Science 88 venus Psychic 15 hours ago

      I want to join online math tuition groups?posted by Muhammad Shaukat in Education and Science 0 Muhammad Shaukat 18 hours ago

      What is the first thing you notice about someone?posted by H.C Porter in Fashion and Beauty 121 ultraclubish 22 hours ago

      "The Favorite Mentor Of Resident Doctors": Dr Pratik Doshi, Texasposted by pratikdoshidallas in Health 0 pratikdoshidallas 23 hours ago

      Democrats Cry Middle Class Love Yet Fight Tax Cuts ?posted by ahorseback in Politics and Social Issues 3 Sherry Hewins 29 hours ago

      Importaintposted by Human Humani in Health 1 Randy Godwin 32 hours ago

      Trump and Republican congress freaking out over Mueller investigation.posted by Randy Godwin in Politics and Social Issues 4 Randy Godwin 34 hours ago

      Is There Any Longer a Democratic Party ? Or Just Alt-- Left ?posted by ahorseback in Politics and Social Issues 0 ahorseback 35 hours ago

      The is about to pass the GOP Tax Bill, what happens to Your Income?posted by My Esoteric in Politics and Social Issues 10 ahorseback 36 hours ago

      Jeff Sessions Orders Fresh Look At Uranium One Deal ?posted by ahorseback in Politics and Social Issues 0 ahorseback 39 hours ago

      The Separation Of Church & State - The Law & The Bibleposted by Ben Bush in Religion and Philosophy

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      That is pretty low volume, and it can't be more than a couple of hundred people even viewing the forums.

      Apathy

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      My stats on hp questions

      Question 1 day 7 days 30 days ever Comments

      303 Questions 39 281 1,173 5,693 478

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      Just a minute ago , I went to the answers and this is what is still posted by hp.

      "HubPages Answers Will Soon Be Retired

      Please stop by the HubPages Blog for more details."

      Is it too much to have it say Answers have been retired.....

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      Madan

      Thanks for the comment. I agree, and I think they need to be less biased especially in the politics and social category.

      What do you think would be an improvement for HP?

      Merry Christmas.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile imageAUTHOR

      bradmasterOCcal 

      7 months ago from Orange County California

      Dean

      Thanks for your comment.

      Is that really an answer to the details that I have given in the article?

      And did retiring the questions do anything to improve HP's declining participation.

      You will be happy to know that I won't be using the Forums for the reasons I mentioned in this article.

      Merry Christmas.

    • Dean Traylor profile image

      Dean Traylor 

      7 months ago from Southern California

      The time given was found in the blog entry (which has a link within the announcement at the top of the Answers Section).

      "In 30 days (from today), you will no longer be able to make new Q&A posts. Posts that would previously have been Questions should now be posted in the appropriate topical forum. But don’t worry; existing Q&A content is not being deleted. In 60 days (from today) all Q&A posts will automatically be converted to forum posts."

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      Madan 

      7 months ago from Abu Dhabi

      Frankly it's not going to make much of a difference. It's not going to give a Fillip to the site. Just like asking for full width photos, which again is meaningless

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