AmazonBasics USB 2.0 A-Male to B-Male Cable From AmazonBasics Report Feedback
Last Updated: 11/16/2016
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Other analysis for this product:
Most Trusted Reviews
- Verified Purchaser
- Brand Repeater (2 of 17 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 3.5)
- Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 4.1)
Least Trusted Reviews
- Verified Purchaser
- Overrepresented word count (9 words)
- Take-Back Reviewer (2 deleted reviews; avg. rating: 5.0)
- Brand Repeater (3 of 104 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 5.0)
- Overlapping Review History: reviewed 1 of 9 top products
- Overrepresented Participation (posted 104 reviews)
- Easy Grader (avg. rating: 5.0)
We discovered a total of 120 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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4.5 Product's Average Ease Score
4.2 Category's Average Ease Score
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270 of the 1,848 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.9 while the reviewers who have a more unique product review history 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.
Example critical reviews
0.2 average net helpfulness for positive reviews
-0.2 average net helpfulness for negative reviews
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- Created over 18 days
We counted 1,848 reviews for this product over the span of 2,564 days, an average of 0.7 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 5 or fewer reviews on any given day.
However, we see the following 18 days exceeding this threshold:
22 of the 1,848 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. While this is more Take-Back Reviewers than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.
- 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 2 groups with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:
- From reviewers with an overrepresented participation
We see the following 1 participation group with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:
90 of the 1,848 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.
29 of the 1,848 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.
391 of the 1,848 reviewers have reviewed other products for this brand. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
1 of the 1,848 total reviews for this product admitted to receiving a free or discounted product in exchange for a review. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
Read more about our Incentivized Reviews test, or check out our study showing that Incentivized Reviewers are much more likely to leave a positive review.