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January 29, 2021


The statement about Google and Robinhood

Here’s a great example of why reviews have to be free from censorship.

Yesterday Robinhood - the stock trading app - made many of its users upset by blocking several stocks and then automatically liquidating the positions of traders, selling their shares at low prices. Upset users rushed to Google Play Store and published a lot of negative reviews with 1-star ratings.

But then Google just removed over 100,000 negative reviews. The app's rating went from 1.0 to 4.2.

This screenshot of the app's rating on Google Play Store was taken 13 hours ago:

And this screenshot was taken 3 hours ago:

Find more details about the story here

Regardless of anyone’s opinions of the recent events in the stock market, this blatant biased censorship should never happen. Users were rightfully upset and had every right and reason to express their dissatisfaction.

Revain supports transparency and freedom of speech. All authors can share their opinions on the platform. The usage of blockchain guarantees that any tampering will be easy to find and prevents any censorship or manipulations of reviews. We respect our authors and provide reliable feedback. And we would not have it any other way.

You can share your honest opinion of Robinhood here.

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