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Old 11-17-2015, 06:57 PM   #1
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FakeSpot site detects fake product reviews

I came upon this site today.
If you're buying a product online, you might find this site helpful when evaluating a product based on buyer reviews.

Fakespot | Analyze and identify fake reviews

I was online shopping for a hand held knife sharpener and was surprised that fakespot detected 79% of the reviews were faked! Another knife sharpener was analyzed as having only 7% fake reviews and therefore was deemed trustworthy.

The site even shows the remarks by suspected fake reviewers and you can tell they are by how vaguely they word their review.
The way they word their review could refer to any product ever made and are probably automated.

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Old 11-17-2015, 07:23 PM   #2
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Love it. Thanks for sharing. I have bookmarked the site.
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Old 11-17-2015, 08:01 PM   #3
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Interesting. Thanks for letting us know.
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Old 11-17-2015, 08:41 PM   #4
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What a shame, I was considering buying this sharpner. Over 300 reviews for it too!

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Old 11-17-2015, 09:33 PM   #5
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Wow, 300 fake reviews! I would stay away from anything made by that company.

It would be a bigger shame if you bought it and it sucked.
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Old 11-17-2015, 10:15 PM   #6
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Well they say that only 31% of the reviews for Tuscan Whole Milk on Amazon are fake when 100% of them are fake. Including one of mine!! It's become a well known satire site. Who buys a gallon of fresh milk on the Internet?

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(31.0% fake reviews detected)

There are indications of inauthentic/low quality reviews, you be the judge.
Do you agree with this analysis?


Read the weird, witty sometimes hilarious, sometimes WTF reviews of a gallon of milk sold by Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/Tuscan-Whole-M.../dp/B00032G1S0
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Old 11-17-2015, 11:43 PM   #7
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Well they say that only 31% of the reviews for Tuscan Whole Milk on Amazon are fake when 100% of them are fake. Including one of mine!! It's become a well known satire site. Who buys a gallon of fresh milk on the Internet?

FakeSpot Opinion
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(31.0% fake reviews detected)

There are indications of inauthentic/low quality reviews, you be the judge.
Do you agree with this analysis?


Read the weird, witty sometimes hilarious, sometimes WTF reviews of a gallon of milk sold by Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/Tuscan-Whole-M.../dp/B00032G1S0
Only 23% fake on the banana slicer
having a hard time linking.
http://www.amazon.com/Hutzler-571-Ba...=Banana+slicer
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Old 11-18-2015, 08:20 AM   #8
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Only 23% fake on the banana slicer
having a hard time linking.
http://www.amazon.com/Hutzler-571-Ba...=Banana+slicer
OMG! The banana slicer that saves marriages and may not work in Europe!

Hysterical!
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