AmazonBasics USB 2.0 A-Male to B-Male Cable From AmazonBasics Report Feedback
Last Updated: 3/21/2017
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Other analysis for this product:
Most Trusted Reviews
- Verified Purchaser
- Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 4.1)
Least Trusted Reviews
- Verified Purchaser
- Created on a high volume day
- Overrepresented word count (5 words)
- Take-Back Reviewer (1 deleted review; avg. rating: 4.0)
- Brand Repeater (2 of 10 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 5.0)
- Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 3.9)
We discovered a total of 424 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 4.8. Even though deleted reviews don't affect the average rating, the fact that action was taken to delete reviews raises some red flags about the integrity of the reviews for the product as whole.
4.8 average rating of deleted reviews
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918 of the 1,619 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. This is an excessively large percentage of Take-Back Reviewers which may indicate unnatural reviews.
145 of the 1,619 reviewers have written multiple reviews but posted all of them on a single day. The Single-Day reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.9 while all other reviewers rated this product an average of 4.8. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.
4.5 Product's Average Ease Score
4.3 Category's Average Ease Score
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- Created over 32 days
We counted 1,619 reviews for this product over the span of 2,607 days, an average of 0.6 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 4 or fewer reviews on any given day.
However, we see the following 32 days exceeding this threshold:
517 of the 1,619 reviewers have reviewed other products for this brand. While this is more Brand Repeaters than we'd expect to see, the discrepancy in ratings between the Brand Repeaters and non-repeaters isn't significant enough to rule out the possibility of it being due to random chance.
- Have an overrepresented word count
In the graph above, we can see the distribution of review word counts for this product and the expected distribution for this category. We see the following 1 group with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:
68 of the 1,619 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
Unverified purchases may be the result of Kindle Unlimited readers, buyers who didn't pay full price, or reviewers who did not purchase the product at Amazon. Read more about our Unverified Purchases test.
16 of the 1,619 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
267 of the 1,619 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
- From reviewers with an overrepresented participation
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0.2 average net helpfulness for positive reviews
0.4 average net helpfulness for negative reviews
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- Admitted to receiving an incentive
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