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In this space, not so long ago, we posted a Blog called: Can You Trust Trip Advisor? It’s here, on Family Travel Forum. So we were not so surprised to see an MSNBc report, on July 15,2009 via the Associared Press headlined:To quote: “The influential travel Web site TripAdvisor has been quietly posting disclaimers to warn customers of hotels writing fake reviews to improve their popularity rankings or hurt competitors.

In this space, not so long ago, we posted a Blog called: Can You Trust Trip Advisor? It’s here, on Family Travel Forum.

 

So we were not so surprised to see an MSNBc report, on July 15,2009 via the Associared Press headlined:

TripAdvisor warns of fake reviews

 

Influential site posts disclaimers warning potential hotel customers

To quote: “The influential travel Web site TripAdvisor has been quietly posting disclaimers to warn customers of hotels writing fake reviews to improve their popularity rankings or hurt competitors.

The red disclaimers near the names of hotels show that TripAdvisor has a problem with fake reviews, travel bloggers and industry experts say. One blogger, Jeff Tucker, warned that without changes to restore credibility to the reviews the site is “going to come crumbling down behind them.”

Read our TVP – FTF Blog and see the story here: Can You Trust Trip Advisor?

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31928795/ns/travel-news/


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