Review site Yelp Inc. is hoping the U.S. Federal Trade Commission will take action against Google Inc. regarding its accusation that the search engine giant is violating a 2013 agreement not to scrape images from Yelp or other websites in its own search results. Show More Summary
One of food tech’s all-time greatest feuds heats up The ongoing Yelp vs. Google battle continues: Once again, the user-generated review site is accusing the search behemoth of scraping content off Yelp, mainly photos, to use in the search results it offers Googlers. Show More Summary
Researchers from the University of Chicago got 40 volunteers to see if they could tell the difference between real and fake reviews for forty restaurants (stock image).
Thanks to President Trump, #FakeNews is now a familiar hashtag, but what about #FakeReviews? A new artificial intelligence neural network is reviewing restaurants on Yelp, and they seem very, very real, Engadget reports. While AI can...Show More Summary
You’re a local business owner who strongly identifies with your product or service and you hear negative feedback. What do you do? Yelp counsels a “stop, drop and roll” approach to dealing with critical reviews. And many local SEOs and agencies have an array of advice on the subject. Among the recommendations: –Ignore these reviews […]
Amateur critics sound off on LA’s trippiest tasting menu Jordan Kahn’s brand new LA tasting menu restaurant Vespertine may well be, as its press materials put it, be from “from a time that is yet to be,” and “a place of shadows and whispers”,...Show More Summary
‘Omgggg! Very flavorful! It was so delicious that I didn’t spell it!!’
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It turns out that T.J. Miller is a fervent and semi-frequent Yelp reviewer, because of course he is. When you’re a comedian whose real life is indistinguishable from an infinite bit, why not take to a platform of the proletariat where you can passionately offer critiques of anything from plumbers ... More »
Researchers have used AI to develop software that can write extremely believable fake online reviews. The tech is a major threat to sites like Yelp and Amazon — and the businesses that rely on them. And it hints at a worrying futureShow More Summary
The star of The Emoji Movie loves writing restaurant reviews Since leaving HBO’s hit show Silicon Valley, actor T.J. Miller has returned to an old, weird hobby: writing hilarious Yelp reviews of businesses and stores. The curly-haired...Show More Summary
There are few things in a lawyer's life worse than losing a case. One of those fates worse than a defeat is the dreaded negative online review. Review sites like Yelp! allow the public to review attorneys based on their experiences. That means if you simply fail to return......
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One food expert suggests that Yelp may not be the best platform to promote your business if you don't have expert food reviews. Here's his Yelp alternative.
Yelp’s 5 years as a public company have not always been fun. Founded almost 13 years ago, the social review site hit a low point in May 2015 with rumors that it was seeking a buyer as growth sputtered. Despite being a Web 2.0 pioneer, it has only occasionally managed to post quarterly profits. It’s seen […]
(Reuters) — Yelp Inc said on Thursday it would sell its Eat24 business to Grubhub for $287.5 million in cash, as it posted revenue that beat expectations, news that sent Yelp’s shares up 19 percent. The consumer review website operator also said its board had authorized a $200 million share repurchase program. Shares of Grubhub, […]
The review site made a huge profit in the deal Another day, another big merger in the food sphere: Yelp is officially exiting the food delivery business, unloading Eat24 to rival delivery service GrubHub for a cool $287.5 million — roughly...Show More Summary
The TV host makes a strong argument against the review site Andrew Zimmern, a man who spends much of his life traveling the world in search of delicious things to eat, has absolutely no use for Yelp. In the past, the Bizarre Foods host...Show More Summary