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Report: One in Five Yelp Reviews is Bogus (YELP)

– 1 day ago @ dailyfinance.com: The report by assistant professors at Harvard Business School and Boston University — Fake It Till You Make It: Reputation, Competition, and Yelp Review Fraud — claims that roughly one in every five reviews on the site is fraudulent. Yelp has …

– 1 day ago @ thenextweb.com: Earlier this week, a Harvard Business School study (PDF) titled “Fake It Till You Make It: Reputation, Competition, and Yelp Review Fraud” found businesses that don’t have a good reputation online try to “fix” the problem by submitting fake reviews …

– 1 week ago @ thecrimson.com: Regular Yelp users may want to exercise caution next time they make a restaurant choice based on a handful of online reviews. A recent study by Harvard Business School assistant professor Michael Luca and Boston University assistant professor Giorgos …

– 2 days ago @ eater.com: New York has cracked down on fake Yelp reviews, and new research from Harvard Business School suggests that such vigilance might be necessary. According to a study (pdf) titled “Fake It Till You Make It,” nearly 16% of all Yelp restaurant reviews in …

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