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Today, the internet is an important part of many industries. change element

It has become . Everyone who is going to rent a hotel, go somewhere or order food first decides by looking at the reviews.

TripAdvisor, Yelp, Foursquare

Platforms such as have been successful initiatives that are known for directly collecting comments and constructing the business model accordingly. Sites like Amazon also have their own review features. However, these comments can sometimes be manipulated by fraudsters.

Complaint from Amazon

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Fakespot

an app called , at Amazon and other sites claimed to hide fake reviews and bad sellers from users. Fakespot, which introduced itself as a data analysis firm and said it eliminated misinterpretations using artificial intelligence, faced the wrath of Amazon.

head in the last with fake commentsAmazon in big trouble, Fakespot “provides users with incorrect information about their vendors and products“, stating that the application harms the vendors’ business and creates potential security vulnerabilities.

e-commerce giant, Fakespot’s comments in evaluation success said that they tested it and determined that the application made an 80% wrong decision. In the statement made by Amazon, he also stated that the latest version of the application is in a structure that can create a security vulnerability and cause data to be stolen.

App removed from App Store

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Amazon’s fight against the app is in June had started. Contacting Apple, the e-commerce firm warned the technology giant about possible security vulnerabilities and violations of App Store rules.

Founder of fakespot Saoud Khalifah stated that while confirming that the app was removed from the Apple store, Apple did not even give them a chance to fix the problem. The app has been downloaded more than 150,000 times on iOS to date.

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