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How Facebook fuels Amazon’s fake reviews

How Facebook fuels Amazon’s fake reviews

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). 

Landmark report targets new laws for online safety

Landmark report targets new laws for online safety

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.

One million households in the UK potentially hit by Amazon ‘brushing’ scams

One million households in the UK potentially hit by Amazon ‘brushing’ scams

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.

Potentially dangerous diet pills found for sale on eBay, Wish.com and AliExpress

Potentially dangerous diet pills found for sale on eBay, Wish.com and AliExpress

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.'

Online marketplaces: consumers at risk over lack of product safety enforcement

Online marketplaces: consumers at risk over lack of product safety enforcement

It found that the OPSS faces 'major challenges' in ensuring the safety of products sold online, including on online marketplaces.

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