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Amazon’s Phony “Reviews”

“Books take years to write but with the advent of the Internet a writer’s reputation (as well as their unduly important Amazon rating) can be damaged in a matter of minutes by an ignorant reviewer or one with his own spiteful agenda. Unfortunately, simply by allowing such reviews to appear on their sites, Amazon in effect endorses them and gives them a certain legitimacy.”
— Amazon’s Phony “Reviews”

More on Amazon’s Phony Reviews

More on Amazon’s Phony Reviews After posting last week’s critique of Amazon’s reviewing policies, I learned something I’d like to share with you: Many of Amazon’s favorable consumer reviews of their non-book products are actually written by people hired by ad agencies. This should surprise no one, but it makes their new policy of banningContinue Reading

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