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Cesar, post: 200013 wrote:
I’ve always found those “Star Ratings” quite dodgy and amateurish looking, and I can tell you within my industry, a lot of them are “Fake”. It’s a wonder they are still being allowed to show up in search results.

It doesn’t take a scientist to figure out what reviews are fake, yet they are still being abused.

I especially like this one particular listing that only has a PO Box address, yet is shows up in prominent keywords for Google business listings in several suburbs.

“Go Figure!”

Maybe in one of their “Algo Changes” they might realise it’s being abused and manipulated.

The ACCC does not take kindly of fake reviews. If you know of some misleading conduct, I’m sure they would be happy to know about it.