Newscast Blows the Lid off Fake Online Reviews

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 01/21/2015, 10:00 PM

Do you trust the reviews you find online? You shouldn't. Watch as PBS' NewsHour exposes user-generated review sites—that is, sites where you primarily find reviews written by past customers and not by assigned experts.  In a world where a few positive reviews can make a business' reputation, people are easily tempted into stuffing the ballot box with fake reviews, and there's a booming sha...

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