This has been brewing for a long time as people or companies have been creating fake reviews since the beginning. Lets see what comes out of this, but what would you recommend being done about it?
What are your funniest examples of fake reviews youve seen??
Heres the article:
"Businesses could soon be fined a hefty sum for hosting or promoting fake product reviews online if the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has its way.
Faux five-star and rave reviews of less-than-stellar consumer goods can boost businesses' profits while deceiving consumers, according to the FTC, which has proposed a rule to crack down on businesses that buy, sell or promote phony user ratings of their products.
Generative AI tools such as ChatGPT, which can write human-sounding but bogus product reviews, threaten to compound the problem, according to the FTC. The new technology could enable bad actors to generate significantly higher volumes of fake reviews in order to generate unearned interest in their products.
Deceptive reviews hurt consumers by making it hard to obtain genuine, factual information about products they're considering buying. "