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Companies Posting Fake Yelp Reviews Busted By Attorney General

– 5 days ago @ businessinsider.com: By 2014, one out of every ten online product reviews will be “fake,” posted by people who have been secretly paid to write them, says market research firm Gartner. It’s called “astroturfing” and New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has …

– 2 days ago @ webpronews.com: This week, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that nineteen companies agreed to stop writing fake Yelp reviews and pay over $350,000 of fines. “Consumers rely on reviews from their peers to make daily purchasing decisions on anything …

– 2 days ago @ webpronews.com: This week, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that nineteen companies agreed to stop writing fake Yelp reviews and pay over $350,000 of fines. “Consumers rely on reviews from their peers to make daily purchasing decisions on …

– 3 days ago @ businessweek.com: On Sept. 23, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that officials had busted 19 companies after a year-long undercover investigation of criminal practices. What were these companies doing? They were writing or commissioning …

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