I agree this could be part of the reason. To be fair, a lot of people shill for these products and give it an unfair raring boost. But on the flipside, there are good products out there, or products that do well at the given price point. Also there are bigger name products that will take advantage of any practice to garner better ratings too. They're just better at gaming the system or hiding it.Menace wrote: ↑ Any of those big Chinese brands will have the same fate. It's a part of American take on the Chinese unfair trade practice. I have MPOW stuff, they are fine. However, my MPOW car phone holder broke in less than 6 months, they totally ignored my warranty request. Yes, I will try to stick with AmazonBasic if I can even though they don't everything under the roof.
Lots of YouTube shills will praise a product or service, and be getting it for free or as a part of a paid sponsorship. Sometimes it is transparent, sometimes it is not. Writing off all cheaper Amazon products as "Chinese crap" is a very broad brush stroke that doesn't tell the full story.