amazon reviews

What the Tech? Get Free Stuff from Amazon If You Become a “Vine Voices” Reviewer

Trusting reviews on Amazon has been a tricky thing since the early days of online shopping. When it comes down to two similar items in our cart most of us will turn to what other Amazon shoppers think of the products. But we are all aware that reviews are not always trustworthy. Some reviews are fakes and others are paid-for….

What the Tech? Spotting Fake Amazon Reviews Is Getting Trickier

Think you can spot fake reviews on Amazon? It’s getting trickier. A new report by researchers at UCLA finds sellers are taking to Facebook to get around Amazon’s algorithm that spots fake reviews by looking for certain keywords and phrases and the frequency the reviews are submitted. Sellers and shoppers are connecting in Facebook groups for Amazon reviews. I found…