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    Weird web hosting reviews

    Hi guys,

    I was just browsing around and found interesting things. Maybe you will be able to answer me this.
    Most of web hosting companies have weird review blog which begins with [hosting company_name] ends with [review.org].
    I thought to myself maybe it is some king of agency which works to review web hosting companies and just adds affiliate links to their names...but unfortunately it is not as I noticed that they have all the same templates, but hosted in the different locations (probably webhosting companies have hosted in their servers).
    All links are non-affiliate (or it seems that it is not).
    Secondly they have the same program which gives full uptime report for their servers (program execution file hostingcompanyname.php).
    What you guys think what is it? Maybe we should do some kind of independent webhosting review to get weight on our websites? My vote would be YES
    Therefore maybe we should investigate and come to the conclusion is it a fake review automatically posted every few days or it is one of methods to generate content also automatically?
    Well in my opinion it wouldn‘t be a bad idea it is actually a great idea to reach bigger audience
    Thank you and will be waiting for your reviews and votes!
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    There is quite a few fake reviews automatically posted, and quite a few paid posters to ask questions about a webhosting company just to try to drive traffic to their site. Like "What do you guys think about (webhosting company)'s 1.99 Package?" or similar.

    If you could PM me some links of the specific thing you are talking about I can gether some more data on it and can probably tell you if it is fake or not.
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