Google uses machine learning to purge Play Store of spam reviews
Google has created a machine learning-powered anti-spam system to get rid of fake reviews from its Play Store.
The multinational tech company’s distribution platform has been plagued by millions of apps that hire users and companies to write fake reviews which boost exposure.
Google has officially listed three categories it classes as violating its guidelines:
Bad content: Reviews that are profane, hateful, or off-topic.
Fake ratings: Ratings and reviews meant to manipulate an app's average rating or top reviews. We've seen different approaches to manipulate the average rating; from...