Yelps has extended it's API to the Department of Transportation's SaferRide app to provide convenient suggestions for local taxi services. Yelp has announced that it will offer it's API to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to assist in the creation of SaferRide, an app which helps prevent drunk driving through taxi suggestions.
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
Every busy guy needs a good, reliable barber: one he can trust to be quick, pleasant, and most importantly, great at trimming hair. That's not always easy to find, but our friends at Yelp have given us a hand. They ranked the best 10 barber shops in New York City, based on their vast database of user reviews. Show More Summary
TweetHere it is, on the Hoodline: long-suffering playground [IRL, it’s an extremely popular playground. Its current Yelp rating is 4.5 stars, which is the very definition of almost perfect, right?] finally [This "framing" assumes 100% of what the millionaire-run Parks Alliance nonprofit says is accurate] Victim to time [Well sure, you could replace this or […]
Are you looking for a place to dine in Venetia, Italy? Do you want to try the tastiest fajitas in Mexico, and you don’t know anyone who lives there that can offer you advice and tips in the local language? It is time to stop worrying. You can now try Yelp, which announce a useful [...]
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]
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 tech giant joins Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Yelp
The holiday season historically brings peak traffic to online dating sites, as more and more singles turn to the Internet to meet someone new. Zoosk and Yelp joined forces to name the best places to bring a first date in 5 major US cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Show More Summary
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
Yelp's Palo Alto HQ can officially move ahead now that the Palo Alto city council has approved a grocery tenant for the development where Yelp is leasing, which was the holdup that threatened to delay the project by several months.....
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
Americans are spending more than ever on fancy dog food. Monday was the biggest shipping day of the year. And more companies are signing up for Apple Pay.
Yelp today launched "Yelp for Business Owners," an app which enables merchants to monitor their Yelp page and reply to customer concerns.
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 […]
...we bring you this example of the magic of ice cream trucks from Taco Santo in Brooklyn. Read more...
New search feature serves as a handy recommendation engine for places to go and things to do, if Facebook can fine tune the new service.
After losing anti-SLAPP motion, defendant says case still "huge pain in the ass."