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Japanese doctors sue Google over false reviews to highlight the platform’s dangers

April 19, 2024 Japanese doctors sue Google over false reviews to highlight the platform’s dangers The damages they are seeking are symbolic, about 23,000 yen ($150) per plaintiff. BY Associated Press A group of Japanese doctors has filed a civil lawsuit against U.S. search giant Google, demanding damages for what they claim are unpoliced derogatory and … Continue reading Japanese doctors sue Google over false reviews to highlight the platform’s dangers

Annual reviews don’t work. Try these 3 things instead

  By Sara Sabin January 05, 2024 The traditional method of assessing employee performance is the end of year review. Unfortunately, experts have found that this method is simply not effective in ensuring that employees reach their optimal performance levels. According to Gallup, only 14% of employees strongly agree their performance reviews inspire them to … Continue reading Annual reviews don’t work. Try these 3 things instead

Google Merchant Center Policy Tags AI-Generated Reviews As Spam

Google Merchant Center Policy Tags AI-Generated Reviews As Spam by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, July 28, 2023 Automated review content created by generative artificial intelligence (GAI) will be considered spam and against Google’s policy, according to the Google Merchant Center policy blog. It’s sort of a wild shift in events, as the company delves deeper into … Continue reading Google Merchant Center Policy Tags AI-Generated Reviews As Spam

The FTC plans to slap companies with hefty fines for using fake reviews

The FTC plans to slap companies with hefty fines for using fake reviews   Kris Holt   @krisholt The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a formal ban on fake reviews and testimonials. Companies would also be prohibited from using phony followers and views to inflate their social media metrics if the rule takes effect … Continue reading The FTC plans to slap companies with hefty fines for using fake reviews

Amazon Leads In Fake Reviews As Consumer Trust Continues To Erode

Amazon Leads In Fake Reviews As Consumer Trust Continues To Erode by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, May 12, 2023 Consumers are concerned about fake reviews across all ecommerce sites, but one site in particular remains high. A recent survey of 13,000 consumers from PowerReviews — How Fake Reviews Destroy Consumer Trust – and How Brands and … Continue reading Amazon Leads In Fake Reviews As Consumer Trust Continues To Erode

This Instagrammer is reinventing the creative art of restaurant reviews

    By Nicole LaPorte January 22, 2023 Last December, when the Michelin Guide announced which California restaurants had been blessed with a coveted star (or stars) for the year—undoubtedly the most prestigious designation in the culinary world—new entrants such as chef Curtis Stone’s Gwen and 715, a spare, omakase sushi joint, garnered heartfelt applause … Continue reading This Instagrammer is reinventing the creative art of restaurant reviews