Search-engine-optimization firms and individual businesses in New York State must now pay fines ranging from $2500 to just under $100,000, and must discontinue the practice of posting fake reviews.
Recommendations site authenticates reviewers through Facebook and LinkedIn
ReviewerCard debuts as a $100 members-only club for people who can prove they are elite online reviewers. The card has no real value, but tells business owners that the cardholder is planning to write a review (subtext: watch out).
A Virginia woman faces a defamation suit for negative reviews about a contractor
The company will place alert messages on the profile page of businesses caught stuffing their profile full of bogus reviews