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.
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.
In January 2021 we went undercover and signed up to firms offering review manipulation services – including the posting of fake five star reviews – to business listings on Google.
Our latest investigation has discovered a thriving industry of review manipulation businesses targeting Amazon marketplace and evading its checks.
Which? reveals the best ways to use reviews when shopping on Amazon – helping you to avoid fake reviews and get the best products.
We reveal the how Amazon sellers use fake reviews to boost their rankings - are those five star reviews too good to be true?
Fake, illegal and dangerous products are being sold on Wish.com. We reveal just what our experts found when they examined suspicious products from Wish.com
It's known for offering an amusing mix of bizarre items - but don't be fooled, Wish.com is a serious player in the world of online shopping
Our latest investigation has revealed that there continues to be a thriving market for the trading of Amazon reviews on Facebook. What about eBay?
Dyson warns shoppers after 35 people are sentenced in China for manufacturing fake and potentially harmful versions of its Supersonic hair dryer