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Amazon suspends China-based brands linked to fake review activity

Amazon suspends China-based brands linked to fake review activity

Amazon appears to have suspended a number of Chinese-based sellers from its site that Which? Investigations have linked to fake and incentivised review practices.

ieGeek security camera removed from sale following Which? investigation

ieGeek security camera removed from sale following Which? investigation

If you own the ieGeek Security Outdoor Camera 1080p, you should change its default password immediately, or better still, stop using it.

Amazon and Google under investigation over fake reviews

Amazon and Google under investigation over fake reviews

The CMA will open a formal probe intended to gather further information and to determine whether the two sites may have broken consumer law, following an initial investigation in May 2020 to assess the internal systems of several platforms.

Best-selling Amazon products show signs of fake and incentivised review practice

Best-selling Amazon products show signs of fake and incentivised review practice

Ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2021, a Which? investigation into some of Amazon's bestselling products has revealed repeated claims from buyers of being offered incentives for positive reviews.

13 things you need to know before Amazon Prime Day

13 things you need to know before Amazon Prime Day

Find out the dates for Amazon Prime Day 2021, plus get inside advice from Which? on how to get the best bargains and avoid fake reviews and dud deals.

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.

Amazon Fresh store review: will checkout-free shopping make you spend more?

Amazon Fresh store review: will checkout-free shopping make you spend more?

Which? reviews the new Amazon Fresh store and asks two consumer behaviour experts whether checkout-free shopping will make people spend more.

Facebook to suspend users promoting fake reviews

Facebook to suspend users promoting fake reviews

Facebook has promised to suspend or ban users who repeatedly set up groups and profiles that promote, encourage and facilitate bogus or misleading reviews across Facebook and Instagram, both of which it owns.

How a thriving fake review industry is gaming Amazon marketplace

How a thriving fake review industry is gaming Amazon marketplace

Our latest investigation has discovered a thriving industry of review manipulation businesses targeting Amazon marketplace and evading its checks.

Seven ways to shop smart on Amazon

Seven ways to shop smart on Amazon

Which? reveals the best ways to use reviews when shopping on Amazon – helping you to avoid fake reviews and get the best products.

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