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The Positive World of Online Reviews

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2008_07_yelpwantedsmall.jpgWhy do review websites like Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Amazon have significantly more positive reviews than negative. Well, in part, because some of them are fake, but there's also a feedback loop: "Products with high-star ratings sell more, so they get more reviews than products with poor ratings." [NYT]

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