Google Play Store unveils a new way to filter suspicious ratings and reviews

What do you want to know

  • Google is introducing a new app review policy on the Play Store.
  • The new policy will delay posting new reviews until 24 hours after they are posted.
  • Google aims to ward off suspicious reviews and ratings with the new change.

Google wants to make app ratings and reviews on the Play Store as authentic as possible by introducing a new policy that will delay the publication of reviews and ratings.

The latest change will delay reviews and ratings submitted by users approximately 24 hours before they are made public, assuming they come from real people. Google is targeting the new policy to detect suspicious ratings and reviews on Android apps.