Data Proves Amazon Reviews with “Free or Discounted Disclaimer” are Extremely Biased
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After analyzing over 18 million reviews, our data continues to support our claims that the reviews with an incentive disclaimer (eg. “I received this product for free or at a discount in exchange for my honest and unbiased review”) are much more likely to be positive than reviewers who did not receive a discount.
Here’s our original blog post: http://reviewmeta.com/blog/analysis-of-7-million-amazon-reviews-customers-who-receive-free-or-discounted-item-much-more-likely-to-write-positive-review/