Archive for the 'buy' Category

Glitches, oversold inventory, and missing feedback

February 1st, 2009

On December 7th, BUY had one of its photo frames selected for the Daily Deal.  BUY already had four other listings for the same “NEW Philips 7 Inch Metal Digital Picture Frame” running.  Each of the four listings had either 2398 or 2400 quantity available but the daily deal had only 2298.  That listing sold […]

First Irregularities

December 12th, 2008

This site was initially created to give a rational explanation for every feedback that was removed from eBay’s Diamond Powersellers.  The site could then be used as a reference anytime a forum thread or blog post was created making the claim that feedback was being manipulated.  It was expected that almost all comment removals would […]


December 1st, 2008

The site is now live and displays data for four of eBay’s Diamond Powersellers.  We are currently tracking BUY, shoplet, SmartBargins, and ToolUp.

Early Results

November 30th, 2008

We began collecting our data two days ago and have already begun seeing results.  Within the past 48 hours BUY has had two negatives removed.  However, upon investigation the buyers were found to have been recently suspended.  This is in accordance with feedback changes made earlier this year. We currently expect most claims of […]