What’s better than a Yelp recommendation for a vegan restaurant? A glowing stamp of approval from PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, along with a host of A-list celebrities. Newkirk recently touted Read More The post PETA Says Sublime Is the Number One Celebrity Vegan Restaurant in the U.S. appeared first on Ecorazzi.
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
Two more promos have dropped for American Horror Story: Hotel, and let me tell you this, that business ain't getting five stars on Yelp anytime soon. The first promo, entitled "Sleepwalk," is a balls-to-the-wall acid trip nightmare that will undoubtedly be scarier than any single image from the season. Show More Summary
Less than a year after Amazon took on the likes of Angie’s List, Yelp and other companies that can connect consumers to professional service providers like plumbers, locksmiths, electricians and others, Google announced it would join...Show More Summary
"Help" is uttered often during tax season. But with one letter change to that plea, taxpayers will be able to offer some helpful suggestions of their own to the tax collector. Or so Uncle Sam hopes. You can rate the Internal Revenue Service on Yelp, the popular online customer review tool. Show More Summary
Last week parents from a ritzy Los Angeles preschool, Camelot Kids, were shocked by an aggressive email sent by the school’s director, chastising them for inviting recently fired school employees to a cocktail party. Now parents are pulling their children from Camelot’s roster. Read more...
This week, college and the market, foundations funding inequality, MoMA by the numbers, 1-star Yelp reviews of US National Parks, and more.
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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
People have been using Yelp to find hotels and restaurants for years. Now, they can make more informed decisions about hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis centers, too. As part of a new consumer protection initiative, government health...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......
Over the past few months, Yelp's stock price has plunged by nearly 60%. However, we estimate that Yelp's stock is worth $30.29 based on the total addressable market for its core local ads business. According to Borell Associates, inShow More Summary
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.
Who needs Yelp for government parks and services when you can just leave a comment card? While it’s quite normal to be disappointed at not seeing any animals on a visit to Yellowstone National Park, the thing is, there’s no guarantee of seeing wild animals, being that they’re, well, wild, and they do as they please. But that didn’t stop … [More]
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