Reputation cheat. THOUSANDS of good reviews

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jober_ru
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Reputation cheat. THOUSANDS of good reviews

Post by jober_ru » Sat May 09, 2020 8:30 pm

This site has begun to buy THOUSANDS of good reviews. There is a lot of SCAM on him. Previously, a warning message came out from WOT. Now thay come the purchase of reviews. This is a rating manipulation. Moderators, do something.
Link: https://www.mywot.com/ru/scorecard/funpay.ru/
Site: funpay.ru/

NotBuyingIt
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Re: Reputation cheat. THOUSANDS of good reviews

Post by NotBuyingIt » Sun May 10, 2020 11:26 am

jober_ru wrote: ↑
Sat May 09, 2020 8:30 pm
Moderators, do something.
Link: https://www.mywot.com/ru/scorecard/funpay.ru/
We forum moderators have no authority over scorecard issues. We cannot alter scorecards nor can we see any details beyond what any other WoT user can see. Please report your concerns about scorecard manipulation with your evidence to the WoT support staff (support@mywot.com). Several members of the WoT users' community sometime perform excellent investigations of sites which buy dishonest reviews, so perhaps this thread will get their attention.

Based upon rankings, funpay.ru (Alexa Rank: 15284) seems to be even more popular than WoT (Alexa Rank: 19914).

spectre
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Re: Reputation cheat - funpay.ru

Post by spectre » Tue May 12, 2020 12:48 pm

Members should not trust any site which has thousands of suspicious reviews or fake social media followers.
In the past, the software would've detected this manipulation. Sadly, it has been altered too much, and isn't as effective as it was.
I've reported this scorecard.

MysteryFCM
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Re: Reputation cheat. THOUSANDS of good reviews

Post by MysteryFCM » Thu May 14, 2020 5:41 am

Just a heads up, funpay.ru is similar to g2a in that it allows selling of peoples accounts (stolen or otherwise), and should not be trusted by anyone.

spectre
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Re: Reputation cheat. THOUSANDS of good reviews

Post by spectre » Thu May 14, 2020 12:24 pm

MysteryFCM wrote: ↑
Thu May 14, 2020 5:41 am
Just a heads up, funpay.ru is similar to g2a in that it allows selling of peoples accounts (stolen or otherwise), and should not be trusted by anyone.
Good to see you, and thank you for the info!

Unfortunately since the original admin left no-one is able (or willing) to deal with manipulation, or block spammers / scammers from creating hundreds of accounts.

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Re: Reputation cheat. THOUSANDS of good reviews

Post by MyWOT-Team » Thu May 14, 2020 4:33 pm

Hey,
We are aware of this situation and this website.
Since we suspect this might be a new method of scamming - we are looking into and also are using it as a test case to improve our algorithm's recognition and accuracy.
We will take the necessary and relevant actions as soon as we are done with our internal inspection into the issue.

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Re: Reputation cheat. THOUSANDS of good reviews

Post by spectre » Thu May 21, 2020 12:37 pm

MyWOT-Team wrote: ↑
Thu May 14, 2020 4:33 pm
Hey,
We are aware of this situation and this website.
Since we suspect this might be a new method of scamming - we are looking into and also are using it as a test case to improve our algorithm's recognition and accuracy.
We will take the necessary and relevant actions as soon as we are done with our internal inspection into the issue.
This scorecard is still being manipulated. Why haven't you locked the scorecard to prevent further abuse?

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