Tag: Fake Reviews

Valve Cuts Ties With Insel Games: CEO Forced Employees To Leave Fake Reviews On Steam

Valve took down the whole library of Insel Games on Steam after evidence surfaced that the developer's CEO forced employees to leave fake reviews for 'Wild Buster,' its latest title. Publishers planting reviews on their own game violates Steam policies.

Video Games February 15, 2018

Best Buy Takes Down Huawei Mate 10 Pro Reviews: The Smartphone Isn't Out Yet!

Best Buy took down over a hundred reviews on the Huawei Mate 10 Pro for the simple fact that the smartphone has not yet launched in the United States. Is this a promotion gone wrong or a shady marketing attempt?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 14, 2018

After Fake Reviews, Amazon Goes After Counterfeit Products

Amazon is cracking down on merchants who sell counterfeit goods on the site in a bid to ensure that big brands are protected. The e-retailer is asking sellers for a one-time non-refundable fee of up to $1,500 and documents that prove the authenticity of the product being sold.

Business Tech August 30, 2016

This Web Tool Helps Identify Fake Amazon Reviews

Fakespot analyses Amazon product reviews to spot the amount of fakes on a particular listing.

Internet January 26, 2016

Fake Reviews Are Becoming Rampant: Here's How To Spot Them

Amazon set the tone with its 5-star review system, allowing customers to praise or denigrate a product or a location. If you looked for a quick list to help you sort out the fake reviews, here it is.

Internet October 22, 2015

Amazon Suing Fake Review Providers

Amazon is suing a California man to clamp down on fake reviews on the site. The lawsuit accuses Jay Gentile of providing falsified reviews to Amazon sellers through sites like and

Legal April 9, 2015

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