For 10 years, KwikChex has worked with BBC investigative journalists, providing core evidence of online misinformation, consumer protection and safeguarding issues. Here are a few featuring Chris Emmins, KwikChex CEO and co-founder.
The challenges KwikChex made against fake reviews got us noticed in the first few months of launching our services when we were invited to appear on BBC TV’s flagship technology programme ‘Click’.
Spencer Kelly, host of the ‘Click’ programme visited our offices in Bournemouth and KwikChex director and founder Chris Emmins took him through the failings and dangers of unverified online reviews – giving advice to businesses and consumers on what to do (and what not to do when faced with the problem of fake feedback). It was to be the first of many appearances on the BBC for KwikChex and the start of a great cooperative and investigative relationship.
BBC NEWS ARTICLES
Here are a few featuring Chris Emmins, KwikChex CEO and co-founder.
BBC FAKE BRITAIN
KwikChex has also assisted BBC Fake Britain by helping to expose the use of fake websites and fake reviews.
This was broadcasted on Wednesday 31st August 2016 on BBC1 and Thursday 1st September 2016 on BBC2.
BBC Radio 4
KwikChex comes to the defence of hotels suffering from fake bad reviews on TripAdvisor
BBC TV Inside Out Investigates – Chris Emmins of KwikChex helping people beat cyberbullying
A business owner accused in a Google review of being a paedophile and a thief has said he is delighted that the search giant has removed the entry.
WE PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION ON BUSINESSES TO CONSUMERS
and have been directly responsible for getting thousands of refunds and resolving disputes with online companies. We have even gone to court, appearing as a witness in support of clams where consumer protection laws have been broken.
WE HAVE BEEN FEATURED ON HUNDREDS OF NEWS STORIES AROUND THE WORLD
on television, radio and in newspapers and are always working on new stories with journalists, who value the information we provide and our expertise.
WHY CHOOSE US
WE HAVE FOUGHT FOR MANY BUSINESSES TO ENSURE THAT THEIR ONLINE REPUTATION IS FAIR AND ACCURATE
Correcting distortion and verifying their true business standards. And of course, we have probably most famously had many fake bad reviews removed – on several cases, even identifying the authors.
WE WORK DIRECTLY AND CLOSELY WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ORGANISATIONS
– providing crucial evidence that enables actions to be taken. KwikChex has been consulted by government authorities on such subjects as online defamation, online reviews and the timeshare sector (where our free resources to timeshare owners have resulted in many resolutions and refunds).
WE CAMPAIGN TIRELESSLY FOR ONLINE ACCURACY AND AGAINST ALL TYPES OF FRAUD
from fake online reviews to serious scams – identifying the sources and exposing those responsible.
WE HAVE TACKLED SOME OF THE WORST CYBER-BULLYING IMAGINABLE
And identified and had closed down sites responsible for child abuse.