Amazon Deletes Thousands of 'Fake' Reviews

Online purge sparks debate among authors and fans

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 23, 2012 4:34 PM CST

(Newser) – Those glowing reviews on Amazon.com that seem a little made-up? The online mega-retailer is finally cracking down, deleting thousands of reviews that strike a phony chord for one reason or another, the New York Times reports. Amazon isn't divulging its deletion policy, but...   Read full story »


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