Test: Are these reviews real or fake?
Updated On: Jul 31 2012 06:22:24 AM CDT
Product and service reviews are everywhere online whether you are shopping for hair color or Turtle Wax, looking for a five-star restaurant or an opinion about the dollar menu at the drive-through. While the all of these opinions and stories can be helpful, it turns out not all of them are true.
A research study found most people cannot tell the difference, but one university came up with a computer program that can find the fake one 90 percent of the time.
Tonight on KPRC Local 2 after the 2012 Olympics, consumer investigator Amy Davis has some helpful hints to spotting the fakes online.
Take our test to see if you can spot which of these reviews are real and which are fake.