Amazon has banned 600 Chinese brands and about 3,000 merchant accounts, all of which repeatedly used the platform's review function improperly. The ban follows several prior warnings.
In Ep. 27 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma discuss the latest scandal to come out of Chinese internet — fake reviews on one of China’s leading travel websites, Mafengwo. Mafengwo had $1.5 billion in sales last year, 63k transactions, and over 100 million monthly active users.