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Supplement Quality Opinion Survey

Can someone "spam" the ratings?

Register now to participate in our survey.

Our survey has three features that discourage "spamming" or help make it clear when spamming has occurred.

  1. For each specific brand of a specific product, a survey participant can give only one rating. If someone tries to rate a specific product again, the new rating replaces the old one.

  2. Ratings are anonymous but do show the rater's domain. If high ratings of the Acme brand of vitamin C are all from #1@acme.com, #2@acme.com, #3@acme.com, and so on, it's easy to see that these ratings are from Acme employees.

  3. Ratings also have dates. If Acme tells its employees to register for our survey through their personal email addresses, a "spike" of high ratings all appearing in a single day or week also suggests that Acme has tried to spam its ratings. (Besides, Acme has no way of checking that its employees have complied. Unless the employees are genuinely enthusiastic about Acme products, such spamming might not occur at all.)

Register today!

The benefits of participating in this SupplementQuality.com survey are clear: At no cost to you, you get to share your opinions about specific supplements, anonymously unless you specify otherwise, and you get to see everyone else's opinions too. Register now.

Your participation is vital to this pioneering work. Help us make it possible for consumers to see what people really think about specific supplements.


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