Customer Advice Troubles Amazon

from the not-the-advice-we-wanted dept

theodp writes “First, the New York Times reported how a little-known author successfully exploited Amazon’s new “Our Customers’ Advice” feature to tout her own obscure book over Amazon’s best selling titles. Now, posts at the Amazon Reviews Board say Amazon has quietly pulled the plug on the feature. If so, Amazon shoppers will no longer be advised that customers recommend purchasing Babyland’s “You Suck Crap” instead of “The Counselors: Conversations With 18 Courageous Women Who Have Changed the World”!”

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