Whether it’s a scale of stars, five points, or 10 points, many review sites or media aggregate sites like to use rating scales for the content they host and discuss. It’s a pervasive system among the most popular websites including IMDB, Goodreads, Amazon, My Anime List, etc. A lot of consumers rely on this system to quickly evaluate purchases, shows to watch, books to read, and share their opinions with the world. I myself use it on Goodreads to quickly show what I think of a book or look for four to 5-star reviews on Amazon to find good quality products, but I know there are issues with this system. Which is why I don’t use it with my own reviews on the blog…..
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