MouthShut Erases 80,000 Phoney Profiles


MouthShut, the product discovery and the consumer review stage said it has erased 80,000 phoney client profiles, alongside their reviews.

Its organizer and CEO Faisal Farooqui claims they get a normal of 50,000 reviews every day and the erased profiles are 1% of their aggregate profile base. “We must be careful, so we don’t erase honest reviews and smother the voice of the customer,” he said.

The organization said it has made this stride after nearly observing the conduct of specific clients on its stage who were composing deluding remarks to harm the notoriety of specific brands. “Negative remarks get read ten times more by clients than the positive ones and very nearly 78% of individuals read online surveys before settling on a buying choice so it is essential for us to weed our phoney profiles to keep up the impartiality of the stage,” said Farooqui.

They utilized their interior audit group of 14 individuals to weed out affected remarks who utilized certain AI tools that worked by utilizing velocity, keywords and language pattern matching. They were utilized alongside screening advances to guarantee counterfeit surveys and profiles are evacuated.

They have done a comparative exercise before in November 2012 when they had erased near 4,100 phoney profiles and client accounts.

They have likewise begun offering the choice to analysts to confirm themselves utilizing KYC standards for the greater credibility of their posts.

The online stage now has audits of more than 8 lakh items and administrations and cases to have a month to month client base of more than 12 million clients over its web, mobile and application stages.