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From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: To Yelp or Not To Yelp

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 12.01.2015 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

"If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all" may be Thumper's Law in the animated world, but versions of it have been around a bit longer than Bambi. The hospitality industry, more than any other, may have created an expectation of servitude and pandering at all costs.

Unfortunately, Reviews on Yelp Cannot Be Relied Upon for Vetting Purposes

Mark Baer | Posted 11.27.2014 | Business
Mark Baer

I would be highly suspect in relying upon Yelp reviews in the future. I wish this were not true because it just makes it that much more difficult and confusing for customers to locate "real evidence" that is so essential to properly vet products and services.

Christina Wilkie

Yelp Ready To Push Congress On Libel Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The review site Yelp plans to lobby Congress for patent reform and protections against abusive lawsuits for online reviewers, according ...

Insufferable Yelp Reviewers Sue Company, Call It A 'Slave Ship'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.31.2013 | Small Business

A group of irate reviewers have sued Yelp, claiming that they are unpaid writers who are vital to the company’s existence. The plaintiffs filed ...

WATCH: Yelp Extortion Claims Persist

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 09.14.2012 | Small Business

A Connecticut restaurant owner is claiming that Yelp deleted positive posts about her eatery after she refused to purchase advertising from the consum...

The Yelp Debate: Is It Good For Businesses?

Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last week, Chicago's Bleeding Heart Bakery joined 9 plaintiffs from across the nation in a class-action lawsuit against consumer review site Yelp. The...

Yelp Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Site Runs 'Extortion Scheme'

techcrunch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Two law firms, Beck & Lee from Miami and The Weston Firm in San Diego, have filed a class action lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court alleging unfair ...