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Fail Unnatural reviews detected

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24,192 Reviews

Adjusted:

5,909 Reviews

Rank in: Tablets
89%
58%

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Report Last Updated: Sep 19, 2018
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FAIL Deleted Reviews
FAIL Rating Trend
FAIL Unverified Purchases
FAIL Reviewer Ease
FAIL Overlapping Review History
FAIL Reviewer Participation
WARN Suspicious Reviewers
PASS Word Count Comparison
PASS Phrase Repetition
PASS Brand Repeats
PASS Incentivized Reviews
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Most Trusted Reviews

This tablet doesn’t have the ability to pickup cellular [Go to full review]
Oct 18, 2017      
50% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Overlapping Review History: reviewed 1 of 9 top products
  • Overrepresented Participation (posted 14 reviews)
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 3.8)


Least Trusted Reviews

I really enjoy it [Go to full review]
Oct 31, 2017      
0% TRUST
  • Unverified Purchaser
  • Created on a high volume day
  • One-Hit Wonder
  • Never-Verified Reviewer
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 5.0)


Analysis Details

Note: While Amazon.com claims 24,192 reviews, we counted 22,939 available on their site.

Fail Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 1,495 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 4.4. 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.

There are a few limitations to keep in mind regarding the Deleted Reviews test:
  1. We don't have a magic ability to collect every single deleted review; we can only identify reviews as deleted if we collect them on one date and then notice they are no longer visible on a subsequent date.
  2. We have no information on reviews that were never published in the first place.
  3. We also don't know why these reviews were removed. It could be action from the platform, personal decision by the review author, part of an entire account closure, even some data error on our part, etc.
Read more about the Deleted Reviews test here.

4.4 average rating of deleted reviews

4.4


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Fail Rating Trend

  • 43%
  • Created over 35 days

We counted 22,939 reviews for this product over the span of 340 days, an average of 67.5 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 95 or fewer reviews on any given day.

However, we see the following 35 days exceeding this threshold:In total, we found that 9,940 reviews were created on just 35 days. The reviews on these high volume days have rated this product an average of 4.4 while reviews from other days have rated this product an average of 4.2. 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.

from reviews created on high volume days

from reviews created on normal volume days


4.4
4.2


Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Fail Unverified Purchases

564 of the 22,939 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. The unverified purchasers have rated this product an average of 3.6 while the verified purchasers have rated this product an average of 4.3. 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.

from unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


3.6
4.3


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.

Fail 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 4.1. 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.

4.3 Product's Average Ease Score

4.1 Category's Average Ease Score


4.3
4.1


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


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

1% also reviewed:
Facebook by Facebook

1% also reviewed:
Candy Crush Saga by King

0% also reviewed:
Item Unavailable by

Does not include products
from the same brand


2,692 of the 22,939 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.5 while the reviewers who have a more unique product review history rated this product an average of 4.2. 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.

from reviewers with substantial overlapping history

from reviewers without a substantial overlapping history


4.5
4.2


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Fail Reviewer Participation

  • 40%
  • 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:In total, we found that 9245 reviewers (or 40%) are within an overrepresented participation group. These reviews have rated this product an average of 4.4, while all other reviews have rated this product an average of 4.2. 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.

From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

From reviewers with a properly represented participation


4.4
4.2


Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Warn Suspicious Reviewers

One-Hit Wonders


2,345 of the 22,939 reviewers have only reviewed this product. While this is more One-Hit Wonders than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from one-hit wonders

from reviewers with more than one review


4.0
4.3


Take-Back Reviewers


1,685 of the 22,939 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.

from take-back reviewers

from reviewers without previously deleted reviews


4.3
4.3


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers 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 Reviews:
358 reviews
(3.9/5)


69 of the 22,939 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


3.9
4.3


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Pass Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters


4,329 of the 22,939 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


4.5
4.2


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.


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