Leveraging AI to Detect Fake Reviews and Scams: A Look at Fakespot.com and ReviewMeta.com

In the bustling world of e-commerce, fake reviews and scams have become significant challenges for consumers. These deceptive practices can lead to poor purchasing decisions, financial losses, and a general sense of mistrust in online marketplaces. 

Fortunately, advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) have given rise to powerful tools designed to detect fake reviews and scams, helping consumers make informed decisions. Two prominent platforms leading this charge are Fakespot.com and ReviewMeta.com.


Fakespot.com is a cutting-edge platform that uses advanced AI algorithms to analyze product reviews from major e-commerce sites like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy. 

Fakespot helps consumers avoid scams and make informed decisions by providing a clear picture of review reliability. It saves time and effort by offering instant, trustworthy assessments of products and sellers.

#1: Install chrome extension

  1. Open Google Chrome and search for the "fakespot" extension.
  2. Click on "Add to Chrome".

#2: Verify the extension is active

#3: Start reviewing on Amazon

  1. Open any product page.
  2. On the right side of the product, you can view the adjusted "fakespot.com" rating. (The lower the fake reviews, the higher will be the rating stars)


ReviewMeta.com is another innovative platform that leverages AI to evaluate the authenticity of product reviews. It focuses primarily on Amazon reviews, providing detailed analysis and insights.

ReviewMeta helps consumers navigate the vast array of Amazon reviews, ensuring they are not misled by fake feedback. Its transparent approach and detailed reports empower shoppers to make well-informed purchasing decisions. 

#1: Copy product link from Amazon and open reviewmeta.com

  1. Open reviewmeta.com and paste the product link in the search bar
  2. Click Go/submit

#2: View the adjusted rating

Reviewmeta displays the adjusted rating after removing potential fake reviews.