TripAdvisor came under fire earlier this month when Which? Travel accused it of failing to stop fraudulent posts. Photo: Alamy
TripAdvisor came under fire earlier this month when Which? Travel accused it of failing to stop fraudulent posts. Photo: Alamy

TripAdvisor urges Google and Facebook to step up fake-posts fight after it detects over a million bogus reviews

  • A TripAdvisor report found that 2.1 per cent of 66 million reviews – nearly 1.4 million – submitted to the site in 2018 were fake
  • One senior director says that as long as other review platforms aren’t taking aggressive action, fraudsters will continue to exploit businesses for cash

TripAdvisor came under fire earlier this month when Which? Travel accused it of failing to stop fraudulent posts. Photo: Alamy
TripAdvisor came under fire earlier this month when Which? Travel accused it of failing to stop fraudulent posts. Photo: Alamy
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