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Fake, illegal and dangerous products sold on Wish.com

Fake, illegal and dangerous products sold on Wish.com

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

What is Wish.com and is it safe to buy from?

What is Wish.com and is it safe to buy from?

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

Facebook failing to stop the trading of fake reviews

Facebook failing to stop the trading of fake reviews

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 of fake products on online marketplaces

Dyson warns of fake products on online marketplaces

Dyson warns shoppers after 35 people are sentenced in China for manufacturing fake and potentially harmful versions of its Supersonic hair dryer

Fake reviews make consumers more than twice as likely to choose poor-quality products

Fake reviews make consumers more than twice as likely to choose poor-quality products

Over the past two years, Which? research into fake reviews has discovered how unscrupulous sellers are able to ‘game’ online platforms to misrepresent products and services. In a one of...

Five tips for shopping safely online during the coronavirus lockdown

Five tips for shopping safely online during the coronavirus lockdown

With high street stores shut and households across the UK self-isolating, many of us will be going online to do our shopping over the next few weeks. If you’re new...

How eBay’s review system is promoting fake, counterfeit and even dangerous products

How eBay’s review system is promoting fake, counterfeit and even dangerous products

eBay’s product review system has concerning flaws, a Which? investigation has revealed, with easily exploited gaps that are allowing unscrupulous sellers to mislead shoppers. Serious issues with eBay’s product reviews...

Amazon ‘betraying trust’ of millions of consumers with flawed Amazon’s Choice endorsement

Amazon ‘betraying trust’ of millions of consumers with flawed Amazon’s Choice endorsement

Millions of Amazon customers are at risk of being duped by unscrupulous sellers gaming the Amazon’s Choice endorsement, new research from Which? reveals. Our exclusive investigation shows the Amazon’s Choice...

Facebook and eBay pledge to combat fake reviews

Facebook and eBay pledge to combat fake reviews

Following 'troubling evidence' of a thriving marketplace for fake reviews revealed by the CMA in 2019, Facebook and eBay have signed up to agreements to tackle the issue. What action has been taken?

From Shenzhen to Sheffield: the journey of fake reviews

From Shenzhen to Sheffield: the journey of fake reviews

We explore how Shenzhen in China has changed the way we shop, and how dodgy products and fake reviews can be traced back to the city.

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