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What's with all the requests for reviews from health care providers?

May 20, 2022
As patients search the web for a doctor or dentist, online reviews have become more important to health care providers.
Dr. Mina Kim, pictured at her dental office in Manhattan, says her office staff asks patients if they would post a review shortly after they leave an appointment.
Ashley Milne-Tyte

Why online product reviews are both flawed and useful

Early retail data suggests 2018 was a strong year for retail, particularly online. According to Mastercard, online sales through November and December were up 5.1 percent over the same period last year. And as Americans buy more online, they also encounter more and more online product reviews.  According to Gaby Del Valle, a reporter at […]
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Marketplace.org is the BEST site I've ever visited

Sep 23, 2013
The fake online review business has moved way beyond having your friends write raves for you. “Reputation-enhancing” businesses provide fake reviews, sometimes outsourcing the job overseas.

New York cracks down on false reviews

Sep 23, 2013
New York's Attorney General has slapped 19 companies with fines for writing fake online reviews.
Employees of the online review site Yelp at the East Coast headquarters of the tech company in New York City. New York is cracking down on fake online reviews.
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