Huawei Had Fans Leave Over 100 Fake Reviews for the Mate 10 Pro

Huawei’s new flagship phone, the Mate 10 Pro, is available for pre-order in the US despite not having any deals with US carriers — so to get some attention, it seems the company has stooped to having fake reviews for the new phone planted online, as spotted by 9to5Google. The fake reviews, which are exclusively on the Best Buy website, are likely the result of a contest Huawei ran on Facebook. On January 31st, the company posted to a Facebook group with over 60,000 members, asking for people to leave comments on the Best Buy pre-sale page in exchange for a chance to beta test a Mate 10 Pro. The original post has been deleted, but 9to5Google obtained a screenshot before it went down. “Tell us how to why (sic) you WANT to own the Mate 10... Continue reading…

Huawei Had Fans Leave Over 100 Fake Reviews for the Mate 10 Pro

In a misguided attempt to hype up the phone before launch, Huawei appears to have solicited fake reviews on the Best Buy pre-order page in a foolishly transparent way. The post Huawei Had Fans ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Extremetech

Huawei Accused Of Encouraging Users To Post Fake Reviews To Best Buy's Website

Huawei has found it difficult to make inroads in the U.S. smartphone market. Some of the company's troubles have to do with the U.S. government fearing that Huawei, a company with close ties ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from HotHardware

Huawei asked people to write fake Mate 10 Pro reviews for chance to become beta testers

The Mate 10 Pro is currently only available for pre-order in the US and goes on sale this Sunday, which makes the 100+ glowing reviews on its Best Buy page quite unusual. It turns out that Huawei ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Techspot

Huawei trades Mate 10 Pros for reviews that shouldn't exist - CNET

The phone has over 100 positive reviews on Best Buy's website -- despite it not launching in the US until Sunday.

Mon 12 Feb 18 from CNET

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