How to Detect Fake Reviews?

While e-commerce has become an increasingly popular (and convenient) service used by shoppers worldwide, recent research revealed that a new form of fraud could be cause for consumer concern.

Specifically, an investigation by a popular consumer group found that Amazon’s customer review system is currently struggling with an abundance of fake reviews for products across the platform. These reviews consequently trick shoppers into thinking they are purchasing a five-star product when it might actually be poor quality.

You can avoid one-star purchases and detect fake postings by only trusting reviews from verified purchasers and taking a closer look to ensure the review is discussing the actual product you are purchasing – not a completely unrelated item. Further, always report any online reviews that you find suspicious.

Read our other posts

Does Your Security Alarm Meet Requirements For Insurance?

Does Your Security Alarm Meet Requirements For Insurance?

Combating crime seems to be a never ending battle and a good business will be constantly reviewing its security arrangements. This will often include changes to alarm systems however changes recommended by alarm companies may not be acceptable to Insurers and there have been a couple of instances where Insurance Companies have not accepted the […]

Guide to Secure the Best Hotel Price

Guide to Secure the Best Hotel Price

Use this guidance to secure the best hotel price for your next holiday. Selecting the place that will be your temporary home during your travels can have a lasting impact on the success of your holiday. Specifically, searching for the best hotel – in terms of both price and quality – can be a difficult […]

Tips to Avoid Stress

Tips to Avoid Stress

Stop Stressing or Suffer the Consequences: Tips to Avoid the Harmful Cycle of Excess Stress While most people experience some degree of stress in their daily routine, recent research revealed that too much stress can spiral into an abundance of unhealthy behaviours. And excess stress is more common than you think. Over 80 per cent […]

Electric Vehicles: Dangerous Charging Methods

Electric Vehicles: Dangerous Charging Methods

Throughout the UK, electric vehicles are steadily emerging as a popular personal transport option. Indeed, recent data found that UK electric car registrations have jumped from just 3,500 in 2013 to over 214,000 as of last month. But while electric vehicles are certainly becoming a more attractive, eco-friendly option within the new car market, they […]

Remember These Extra Expenses When Buying a Home

Remember These Extra Expenses When Buying a Home

Purchasing a home is a major decision that requires significant planning and budgeting. And although many new homeowners consider the upfront costs of buying their house—such as the deposit, stamp duty and various mortgage fees—failing to keep post-completion costs in mind after moving in can cause serious financial trouble. Include these common household expenses in […]