tripadvisor http://kalw.org en Star Search: Can You Trust Online Reviews? http://kalw.org/post/star-search-can-you-trust-online-reviews <p>Caveat empty?</p><p>Maybe that hotel has bedbugs. Maybe the competitor's brother-in-law wrote the review. And just maybe that root canal in Freemont <em>was</em> almost pleasurable?</p><p>Think you can spot a fake review on Yelp, TripAdvisor, Amazon, or even RateMyProfessors?</p><p>We discuss online reviews and their impact on consumers, small businesses -- and the (de)centralizing of information.&nbsp; Also, who's gaming the system, and how have consumer-generated reviews changed the game?</p><p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 05:27:59 +0000 City Visions 19413 at http://kalw.org Star Search: Can You Trust Online Reviews?