You Still Can't Trust Amazon Reviews and Here's Why

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September 21, 2022

You need a widget or a doodad and you need it reasonably fast… where do you turn? Amazon probably. But Amazon sells eleventy bajillion (give or take a quasi million) widgets, and how do you determine the best one? Chances are you look at how many stars it has and how good the reviews are… but I have bad news. You can’t trust Amazon reviews. Like at all. Check out why in the top story.

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