We went undercover to expose how Facebook groups facilitating the trade of fake reviews – with more than 200,000 members – are hiding in plain sight on the platform, despite promises of a crackdown from both Facebook and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
New ‘landmark’ recommendations have been published today that aim to hold tech giants such as Google and Facebook more responsible for content on their sites.
More than one million households in the UK could have been victims of the scam known as ‘brushing’, Which? research has suggested – a dubious tactic used by sellers to game their way to the top of the Amazon Marketplace rankings.
Our investigation looked at pills and powders containing yohimbine and synephrine - two ingredients The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said have 'considerable potential to cause harm if used without medical supervision or advice.'
It found that the OPSS faces 'major challenges' in ensuring the safety of products sold online, including on online marketplaces.