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How Local Sites Can Win the War on Fake Reviews

Ali Alami

How Local Sites Can Win the War on Fake Reviews

This week Edmunds, the auto and car dealer review site, announced that it had settled a lawsuit it had filed against Humankind, a firm accused of submitting fake reviews for a fee to about a dozen review sites on behalf of businesses. Humankind was accused of creating fake user accounts and attempting to submit glowing reviews of their clients’ car dealerships. Here are some methods for to your site or app that will catch a high percentage of fake reviews…

What Reviews Sites Need to Do to Prepare for Facebook’s Graph Search

Ali Alami

What Reviews Sites Need to Do to Prepare for Facebook’s Graph Search

It’s well known that reviews, ratings, and recommendations are a major factor in driving consumer decisions. Sourcing friends or people you know to provide advice holds even more weight when it comes to personalization and has an added benefit of trust. This is what makes the concept of Facebook’s new Graph Search so powerful…