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Amazon deletes one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book


Telegraph Reporters



Amazon
has been monitoring and deleting reviews after Hillary Clinton's new
book was greeted with a torrent of criticism on the day it was released.

What
Happened, which covers the former Secretary of State's unsuccessful
election campaign against Donald Trump, was published on Tuesday.
Clinton and her publisher Simon & Schuster claimed the book would
offer a candid account of her failure and her own reflection on it. 

The New York Times, which supported Clinton's campaign, Jennifer Senior writes that the book is "a score-settling jubilee"." data-reactid="28">Reviews
of What Happened have been mixed, with some suggesting it Clinton uses
it as an opportunity to blame others – such as Bernie Sanders and
Vladimir Putin – for her failure, rather than herself. In The New York Times, which supported Clinton's campaign, Jennifer Senior writes that the book is "a score-settling jubilee".

The
readers on Amazon, meanwhile, are even more divided – but not all of
them have read the book. The online retail giant has a "verified
purchase" option to signpost whether reviewers have bought a product,
and none of the 42 reviewers leaving comments on Tuesday had done so.

Now-deleted one-star reviews of What Happened

Few
of the one-star reviews remain on the website, but reports and
screengrabs show that reviewers used the space to criticise the former
First Lady and spread conspiracy theories about her and Bill Clinton.

One
one-star review, which remains on the website at the time of writing,
reads: "Read all the promotional excerpts, which combined come close to
book length – pretty good novel. It is fiction, isn't it? Surely,
someone is playing a joke."

Amazon
is rarely moved to delete reviews so publicly, although in November
negative comments under a book by anti-Trump broadcaster Megyn Kelly
appeared to be removed by the retailer. 

Fortune, a spokesperson from the company said: "In the case of a memoir, the subject of the book is the author and their views. It’s not our role to decide what a customer would view as helpful or unhelpful in making their decision. We do however have mechanisms in place to ensure that the voices of many do not drown out the voices of a few and we remove customer reviews that violate our community guidelines."" data-reactid="53">Speaking to Fortune,
a spokesperson from the company said: "In the case of a memoir, the
subject of the book is the author and their views. It’s not our role to
decide what a customer would view as helpful or unhelpful in making
their decision. We do however have mechanisms in place to ensure that
the voices of many do not drown out the voices of a few and we remove
customer reviews that violate our community guidelines."











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