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Pass Reviews appear natural

Original:

525 Reviews

Adjusted:

516 Reviews

78%
78%

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Report Last Updated: Aug 21, 2017
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FAIL Suspicious Reviewers
FAIL Skewed Helpfulness
WARN Deleted Reviews
PASS Rating Trend
PASS Unverified Purchases
PASS Word Count Comparison
PASS Phrase Repetition
PASS Overlapping Review History
PASS Reviewer Participation
PASS Reviewer Ease
PASS Brand Repeats
PASS Incentivized Reviews
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Most Trusted Reviews

I have an old Radio Shack model, but I honestly ... [Go to full review]
Feb 18, 2015     7 of 14 found this helpful.  
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Take-Back Reviewer (2 deleted reviews; avg. rating: 1.5)
  • Overlapping Review History: reviewed 2 of 9 top products
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 3.6)


Least Trusted Reviews

We couldn't find any low-quality reviews

Analysis Details


Fail Suspicious Reviewers

Take-Back Reviewers


59 of the 525 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


4.5
4.4


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Fail Skewed Helpfulness
We examined the average net helpfulness score of negative reviews against the average net helpfulness score of positive reviews. The net helpfulness score is the number of times a review has been marked as helpful minus the number of times a review has been marked as unhelpful. We found that the negative reviews had an average net helpfulness score of -4.6 while the positive reviews had an average net helpfulness score of -1.5. Based on our statistical modeling, this discrepancy is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, but possibly due to influence of unnatural voting patterns.

Example critical reviews

-1.5 average net helpfulness for positive reviews

-4.6 average net helpfulness for negative reviews


Read more about our Skewed Helpfulness test.


Warn Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 1 deleted review 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



Read more about our Deleted Reviews test.

Pass Rating Trend

  • 0%
  • Created on high-volume days
We counted 525 reviews for this product over the span of 1,363 days, an average of 0.4 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. We didn't find any days exceeding this threshold.
Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Pass Unverified Purchases

5 of the 525 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


4.8
4.4


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 Word Count Comparison

  • 0%
  • Have an overrepresented word count
We didn't find any review word count groups that had a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see in this category.
Read more about our Word Count Comparison 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 Titles:
3 reviews
(0.6%)


1 of the 525 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.

from reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


5.0
4.5


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Pass Overlapping Review History
Does not include products
from the same brand


66 of the 525 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


4.6
4.4


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Pass Reviewer Participation

  • 0%
  • From reviewers with an overrepresented participation
We didn't find any participation groups that had a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see in this category.
Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Pass 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 4.3, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 4.3.

4.3 Product's Average Ease Score

4.3 Category's Average Ease Score


4.3
4.3


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


Pass Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters


10 of the 525 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.

from Brand Repeaters

from Non-Repeaters


4.7
4.4


Read more about our Brand Repeats 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.

  • 0%
  • 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.