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Vancouver Chef Vikram Vij Confronts Mean Yelper on Live Canadian Radio

Well, that's one way to strike back at Yelp. Today, in Canada: Acclaimed Vancouver chef/restaurateur Vikram Vij responded to a Yelper's over-the-top, one-star review by getting in touch with him in person, and somehow, the affair became...Show More Summary

TripAdvisor Fined $612K In Italy For Not Doing Enough To Block Fake Reviews

Many consumers look at crowdsourced reviews on TripAdvisor or Yelp and understand there is a possibility that a review could be bogus. Sites like these generally have methods for detecting and blocking fake write-ups, but regulators in Italy say that TripAdvisor isn’t doing enough to stop the faux reviews and has to pay up or enact stricter policies. Reuters reports… [More]

8 Reasons Your Local Business Needs Yelp

Yelp, the company that relies on crowdsourcing for reviews and user recommendations, is most closely associated with diners and local eateries. It might surprise you, though, to find out that Yelp’s biggest category isn’t restaurants, it’s shopping. Show More Summary

The Poetry Of Yelp: How The Reviews Site Became A Massive Platform For Creativity

Brunch haikus. Hardware store comedy. A McDonald's cartoon. Inside the rise of Yelpian artistic expression. There are, truly, only two types of people in the world: those who write Yelp reviews and those who don't. Read Full Story

Can Yelp Reviews Predict Restaurant Shutters?

Using only Yelp reviews, researchers predicted a restaurant's closure with "70 percent accuracy." Can a flurry of negative Yelp reviews be the first sign that a restaurant is on deathwatch? The Washington Business Journal reports researchers...Show More Summary

Can Yelp reviews predict restaurant closures? Researchers say yes

Researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business say they can use Yelp reviews to predict a restaurants chance of success or failure. I know what you’re thinking, it doesn’t take a mathematician or linguistics expert to know that a restaurant with bad reviews is going to close down sooner than […]

Today in Surrealist Yelp Reviews

...we bring you this example of the magic of ice cream trucks from Taco Santo in Brooklyn. Read more...

Bizarre Yelp lawsuit over alleged fake reviews to finally move ahead

After losing anti-SLAPP motion, defendant says case still "huge pain in the ass."

5 Imaginary Reviews Of Dates With Scott

2 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

What if there were a website where you could write and give starred reviews of people you’ve gone on dates with? Like a Yelp for mating.

Restaurant Caught Trying To Barter Clam Chowder For Perfect Yelp Reviews On Craigslist

Brooklyn restaurant Littleneck has been accused of putting an ad on Craigslist trying to barter free meals for perfect Yelp reviews, but t he seafood joint is denying that they had anything to do with the listing. The Craigslist ad, which has since been taken down, was listed on December 4th. Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: The Most Annoying Type Of Airplane Passenger Is...

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Littleneck Denies Offering Lots of Clams for Fake Yelp Reviews

Clam power forever. Aaron Leftkove, who owns the tiny Gowanus clam shack Littleneck and its sister establishment in Greenpoint, tells amNY he had nothing to do with a recent Craigslist posting "looking for YELP reviewers with established or Elite profiles" to pen enthusiastic reviews in exchange for chowder. Show More Summary

Hands-On With Facebook Post Search: Strong Recommendations, Yelp Should Worry

2 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

We’re all critics, whether we Like it or not. Our Facebook posts are implicit reviews and recommendations of restaurants, apps, movies, news articles, dry cleaners, and even whole cities. Now, Facebook’s new keyword post search is unlocking...Show More Summary

Restaurant Turns Negative Yelp Reviews into Dramatic Monologues

Brace for melancholic piano music. One restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska has taken to YouTube to combat negative Yelp reviews. According to KMTV, the owners of Block 16 decided to get cheeky and turned the reviews into dramatic readings. So...Show More Summary

Secrets of a Very Opaque Glassdoor

The Yelp for job searchers has transformed how employees assess you--fake reviews and paid profiles included.

26 Excerpts From Negative Yelp Reviews Of Lesbian Bars By Men and Straight People

3 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"The place is so dingy, grimy, and gross that I seriously believe monsters are going to come flying out of the bathroom at any moment and swoop down on all the dudes and chop our heads off."

Yelping the Mission: Apparently, Yelp allows users to write...

Apparently, Yelp allows users to write reviews of the neighborhoods, and neighborhood blogger Capp Street Crap has gathered together some of the more notable Mission reviews from the past eight years. All of them manage to be somewhat offensive in...

How to Respond to Negative Reviews on TripAdvisor and Yelp

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Can't Be Yelped

last monthOdd : Snopes

Did a busy NYC restaurant keep getting awful reviews, and surveillance footage revealed that customer smartphone use was ruining the restaurant experience?

Reviewers Mostly Positive, 67% on Yelp Are Either 4 or 5 Stars

last monthMedia / New Media : Screenwerk

There are lots of data about consumer reliance on reviews and the impact of reviews on purchase decisions. Surprisingly, however, there’s not a ton on review distribution or consumer motivations for writing reviews. There’s an “anecdotal” perception in the market that most reviewers are motivated by anger or frustration and that the bulk of reviews accordingly are […]

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