Connect with us


Google reportedly scraps hundreds of adverse Robinhood evaluations

Google has reportedly deleted hundreds of adverse evaluations of Robinhood on the Google Play Retailer after the platform suspended buying and selling of a number of skyrocketing shares like GameStop, a number of sources declare.

Monetary analyst Mr. Whale reported on Jan. 28 that Google eliminated as many as 120,000 adverse evaluations of Robinhood, pushing the app’s ranking from one star to about 4 stars.

Google reportedly confirmed the huge removals to tech information publication The Verge, claiming that the choice was made on account of violations of Google Play Retailer insurance policies. 

The corporate reportedly stated that Google’s insurance policies explicitly prohibit evaluations aiming to control an app’s ranking. Google stated that they’ve a system that “combines human intelligence with machine studying to detect and implement coverage violations in rankings and evaluations.” The businesses themselves would not have the flexibility to delete evaluations, the corporate added.

Google didn’t instantly reply to Cointelegraph’s request for remark.

At publishing time, Robinhood app has about 177,000 evaluations on the Google Play Retailer, with a 4.2 star ranking. 

Supply: Google Play Retailer

On Jan. 28, Robinhood halted buying and selling of a number of rallying shares together with GameStop and AMC Leisure, spurring large-scale outrage within the buying and selling group. As reported, GameStop share costs have been actively pumped by Reddit’s WallStreetBets motion going up towards short-selling Wall Avenue merchants like Melvin Capital.

Other than suspending common shares, Robinhood additionally reportedly halted buying and selling of Dogecoin (DOGE) on the identical day. Following a meteoric pump that can be believed to have been orchestrated by way of Reddit, DOGE skyrocketed 900% lower than in two days as of Jan. 29, returning to the top-10 cryptos record for the primary time since 2015.