Trivandrum: The Kerala Police while creating an alert and awareness to online users while purchasing products online said online sellers are looking for many ways to sell their products. One of them is fake customer reviews. Most of us have a laid-back attitude when it comes to painting a picture about ourselves.
Salespeople who fatten up sales through review scams use freelance job sites and social media groups to find reviewers for their products.
Offers cash or a free product in lieu of positive reviews. As a result, a lot of reviews appear at the bottom of a product ad in no time.
And many will get you sign-ups and sales without even realizing it is a bad product.
Don’t be fooled by the staggering prices. Many people’s experiences can be seen online by searching by brand and model.
Have you noticed the sudden 5-star ratings for a product even though it has received mostly negative reviews?
However, considering that the quality of the product has not changed overnight, we can assume that there is a chance of review fraud.
Fake customer reviews are often the best. It would be like describing the features of the product above the review. The danger lies in the grammar, the spelling, and the specific wording.
Products of such sellers.
Also, note the previous reviews.
Do you see a lot of reviews for a product? Do you give only 5-star ratings to the products of that company?
Has anyone reviewed a product more than once? Have you reviewed a lot of items that have not been purchased? Then before ordering the products think twice.
Are the reviews too short or too long? Is the review completely positive?
Repeated review? Do you see the same verses from other product reviews?
Was it written by the same reviewer who reviewed a similar product before?
When trying to find fake customer reviews, you need to go beyond the star rating. Examine the content of the reviews carefully.
Some sites offer Verified Purchase Review. The pros and cons can be clearly understood by reading such reviews. Some sites combine their unsold products with reviews of the products they sell. In such cases check which product the review belongs to.
It’s your money. Make sure it is not wasted.
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