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Facebook still flooded with fake review groups, warns Which?

Our latest fake reviews investigations reveals the shocking scale of the issue, including the Facebook groups generating thousands of posts in just one month.

Exposed: the tricks sellers use to post fake reviews on Amazon

After analysing thousands of reviews across hundreds of products, evidence emerged of exactly how Amazon sellers have found intricate ways to ‘game’ the system.

Facebook and eBay urged to act on fake reviews

'Troubling evidence' of a thriving marketplace for fake online reviews was found between between November 2018 and June 2019, including a number of Facebook groups where people offered to write fake reviews, and eBay listings offering fake reviews for sale.

Does your child own this flammable Star Wars outfit?

If your child has gone to school in this Star Wars Executioner Stormtrooper Outfit for World Book Day, beware. The Star Wars outfit has been recalled because it doesn’t comply...

Why are eBay and Amazon still selling these ‘killer car seats’?

Fabric child car seats are being stocked on online marketplaces such as Ebay, Amazon and Aliexpress which are illegal to use in the UK. The seats could be potentially unsafe if involved in a car crash and are selling for as little as £8.19.

Hamley’s, Smyths and Argos sell slimes containing chemicals up to four times higher than EU safety limit

We tested 13 slimes and putties from a range of high street and online retailers including Amazon, Ebay, Etsy, Argos and Hamleys to see whether those slimes on sale for Christmas passed EU safety standards. More than forty per cent of the slimes and putties we tested failed the EU safety standard for toys (EN 71-3).

Halloween kids costumes from B&M and eBay fail flammability testing

We tested 20 kids’ fancy dress outfits, many of which are being stocked by online and high street shops and supermarkets, in time for Halloween. Halloween kids costumes from B&M and Ebay failed flammability testing.

Dangerous smoke alarms fail to sound in Which? tests

Smoke alarms bought for just £1 from Ebay have repeatedly failed to detect smoke in recent Which? tests. The alarms failed to sound in more than 80% of the fire...

Do you owe tax on your Ebay and Airbnb income?

If you earn money from online platforms, you may need to pay tax - but do you know how much you owe? Which? explains how tax applies to the gig economy.

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16 ways to save money shopping on Ebay

eBay has launched a new ‘Under £10’ section for shoppers on the hunt for a bargain. Which? explores other eBay money-saving tricks shoppers can use.

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