Welcome to Grim Yelp Reviews, a regular feature where we share people’s worst experiences at the worst places. This week, you either got the Chinese symbol for “respect” or “biohazard,” and you will never, ever know. Read more...
“Lawyer Threatens Yelp Reviewer With Lawsuit, Is Wrong” [Popehat, related Ken White on cease and desist orders] “Winghouse restaurants only serve chicken wing parts, not the full drummettes, flappers and wingtips combination that traditionally...Show More Summary
This week, college and the market, foundations funding inequality, MoMA by the numbers, 1-star Yelp reviews of US National Parks, and more.
Some times you have to wonder about what people were expecting when they came to Yosemite. Related posts: The 16 Best Bad Campground Reviews Baby Camping In April Terra Galleria: Climbing Yosemite
Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. I’m endlessly fascinated by really, really bad reviews on sites like TripAdvisor, Yelp, etc. More specifically: undeserved one-star reviews, especially at places like The Grand Canyon and Yellowstone National Park. Show More Summary
Is anything good enough for some people? Because it’s the Internet, the answer is always, “No.” No matter how awesome or incredible something is, someone out there will always find a reason to hate on it. Inspired by this Mother Jones article...Show More Summary
Yelp, Airbnb and Amazon thrive on customer reviews. No wonder so many tech companies are starting to focus on making them more trustworthy
The Internet is boated with over-opinionated jerks. Everyone knows this; but it's never anything to lose sleep over until someone comes after you personally. If your reputation is attacked by an anonymous online user on Yelp or some other public site, what should you do? First, take a deep......
Dr. Walter Palmer, the Lion Killer, faces huge reputation problems online, such as negative press and negative reviews on Yelp and Google+. The post Walter Palmer, “The Lion Killer,” Now Faces Huge Online Reputation Issues by @submitexpress appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
"Yelp is filled with one- and two-star reviews of America's most pristine and majestic natural wonders. And honestly, they're riveting....""Don't waste your time!!!... I paid $20 for nothing but nasty rock and salt... You can find the exact same things in other places, and generally, they do it better...."
22 Yelp reviewers with a good sense of humor.
By NIAM YARAGHI Yelp recently announced it had reached an agreement with the U.S. General Services Administration to allow agencies to claim their pages and read and respond to reviews. This is yet another move by the current administration to embark on new opportunities provided by information technology to become more transparent and effectively communicate with the
TweetThis post is two posts… …two posts in one! So the reason why the Napa Valley Wine Train people just caved so quickly and completely is that they needed to stop the massive bleeding pronto. I’ll tell you, the Regular Yelp reviews for la Vallee de Napa Train de Vin are bad enough these days, but it’s Secret […]
The National Park Service turns 99 years old on Tuesday. To celebrate, the Department of the Interior has waived admission fees for all NPS sites for the day. That's a pretty sweet deal. You should stop reading this right now, call in sick, and enjoy the great outdoors. Show More Summary
Welcome to Grim Yelp Reviews, a regular feature where we share people’s worst experiences at the worst places. This week: Up, up, and awa- oh dear Lord, that better not be urine in my seat. Why would you just pee right there? Who does that? Read more...
I use Yelp and Trip Advisor reviews to help me decide which restaurants and hotels to visit. I assumed many businesses purchase shill reviews to boost their ratings and try to take that into consideration, but I did't know that the "review dealer" business was so large. Read the rest
Stop making me like you, Foo Fighters. Do they fight against Foo or on behalf of Foo? (via YouTube) The Westboro Baptist Church, a super racist, homophobic hate group with terrible Yelp reviews protested outside of a Foo Fighters show...Show More Summary
Managing company reviews are incredibly crucial to success, but many forget that Google and Yelp are not the only places a business is reviewed online. The post Is Your Business Getting Reviewed on These 10 Online Platforms? by @ProvenData appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
In an interesting decision, the Northern District of California (where the Uber and Lyft cases are currently pending) recently ruled that Yelp reviewers are not employees. This is true despite the allegations that the individuals were purportedly told to write...