Gaming The System: Using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk To Boost App Ratings

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http://www.talkandroid.com –   By now, we are all conditioned to make online shopping decisions based on previous buyer’s reviews. Amazon taught us that over the years, and as Android users, we continue this behavior in the Google Play Store. Community reviews help us make the decision to download an app or skip it and keep looking. That’s why it’s so important that these reviews are real and accurate. Google has a policy in place for just this reason. It states that developers “should not attempt to change the placement of any Product in the Store by rating an application multiple times, or by (IT news)