Local Search Expert
- Jul 27, 2017
we have alerted Google to the profiles, so I wouldn't worry. If you see any of your clients or locations with the issue, let us know.
Thank you @keyserholiday ! I can confirm that the fake reviews have been removed from many of our client listings. We're continuing to check but it appears Google has addressed the problem. Now here's hoping they introduce a failsafe that prevents accounts from posting massive numbers of reviews.
Nice catch, Keyserholiday! Kudos.I have calculated that over 2.3 Million ratings have been posted by these 37 accounts. They are averaging 64,000 ratings per profile. The attacks are not just isolated to the US as the Global GMB thread is getting hammered with requests for help too.