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AmazonBasics USB 2.0 A-Male to B-Male Cable From AmazonBasics Report Feedback

Pass Reviews likely natural*

Original:

1,036 Reviews

Adjusted:

953 Reviews

Rank in: USB Cables
99%
100%

How is this calculated
Report Last Updated: Apr 26, 2018
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Report Card

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FAIL Deleted Reviews
FAIL Suspicious Reviewers
WARN Brand Repeats
WARN Reviewer Ease
WARN Word Count Comparison
PASS Rating Trend
PASS Unverified Purchases
PASS Phrase Repetition
PASS Overlapping Review History
PASS Incentivized Reviews
N/A Reviewer Participation
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Other analysis for this product:


Original:

62 Reviews


Adjusted:

58 Reviews

Most Trusted Reviews

Cable works great and is very well made excellent value ... [Go to full review]
Jan 2, 2017      
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 4.4)


Least Trusted Reviews

Amazon makes good, affordable cables [Go to full review]
Jan 2, 2015      
0% TRUST
  • 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 22 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 5.0)
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 4.0)


Analysis Details


Fail Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 7 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 5. 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.

5.0 average rating of deleted reviews

5.0



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Fail Suspicious Reviewers

Take-Back Reviewers


Approximately 20% of 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.

from take-back reviewers

from reviewers without previously deleted reviews


4.8
4.8


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Warn Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters


Approximately 30% of 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.

from Brand Repeaters

from Non-Repeaters


4.9
4.8


Read more about our Brand Repeats test.

Warn Reviewer Ease
The ease score is the average rating for all reviews that a given reviewer submits. The average ease score for reviewers of this product is 4.4, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 4.3. While this discrepancy is rather large, it is not quite large enough to rule out the possibility of it being due random chance.

4.4 Product's Average Ease Score

4.3 Category's Average Ease Score


4.4
4.3


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


Warn Word Count Comparison

  • ~45%
  • 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:In total, we found that approximately 45% are within an overrepresented word count group. While this is more reviews from overrepresented word count groups than we'd expect to see, these reviews do not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from reviews with an overrepresented word count

from reviews with a properly represented word count


4.7
4.9


Read more about our Word Count Comparison test.

Pass Rating Trend
  • <10%
  • Created on high-volume days
We didn't notice any signals that would indicate reviews were created unevenly over time.
Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Pass Unverified Purchases

53 of the 1,036 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.

from unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


N/A
4.8


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.

Pass Phrase Repetition
Reviews that contain one of these phrases are NOT necessarily devalued; read more about how this test works here.

Common Phrases in Reviews:
~4% of reviews
~4% of reviews
Common Phrases in Titles:
~8% of reviews
~6% of reviews
~4% of reviews


Less than approximately 10% of reviews 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.

from reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


5.0
4.8


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Pass Overlapping Review History
Reviewers of this product have ALSO reviewed the following products:

<10% also reviewed:
Kindness by Jace Richdale

Does not include products
from the same brand


Approximately 30% of 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 substantial overlapping history

from reviewers without a substantial overlapping history


4.7
4.9


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Pass Incentivized Reviews
On Oct 3, 2016, Amazon prohibited incentivized reviews, however we still test for them since there are still millions in our dataset.

  • <10%
  • Admitted to receiving an incentive
We didn't detect any reviews that used language indicating they were incentivized.
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.

N/A Reviewer Participation
We haven't collected sufficient data to run this test yet. See more