Apple Pulls Reviews From Online Store Product Listings

Apple appears to have eliminated reviews from its online Apple Store, removing the options that customers previously had for both leaving reviews and viewing reviews.

Apple made the change over the weekend, and as of now, no products on the online store have reviews, so there's no way to tell how customers liked a given product.

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Items like the Apple Pencil and the Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack had hundreds of reviews at the time they were removed, as noted by AppleInsider. For example, a Wayback Machine archive of the original ‌Apple Pencil‌ from November 16 had more than 300 reviews, many of which were negative.

At the current time, product listings have no Ratings & Reviews section and it's not clear if Apple plans to return them, but it's looking like the change was made deliberately since it expands to the online store in multiple countries.

Top Rated Comments

rmoliv Avatar
33 months ago
Apple has a problem with criticism.
Score: 110 Votes (Like | Disagree)
caliguy Avatar
33 months ago
Cook's Apple striving to become more like China!
Score: 106 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Expos of 1969 Avatar
33 months ago
They can run but they cannot hide...
Score: 66 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mikethemartian Avatar
33 months ago
Don’t worry they are all going to be replaced with 5 star reviews.
Score: 57 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rjp1 Avatar
33 months ago
Whenever I had to exchange a broken lightning cable, smart battery case, or MagSafe charger, they’d always comment how they had never seen this happen before. I’d then ask if it was their first day, because their own website has 10’s of thousands of 1 star reviews for them breaking so easy. I would have never brought this up if they didn’t try to lie about never seeing this before.
Score: 56 Votes (Like | Disagree)
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33 months ago
1984

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