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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.

12 Tips for Reading Yelp and TripAdvisor Reviews

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

"Meh": If this word is used, usually in the first sentence, stop reading and move on. The person is obviously trying to sound trendy and really has nothing to offer you.

Yelp Is About To Get Even More Annoying

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.22.2014 | Taste

Food photos just graduated to video, and we're not excited.

Yes, There's Actually A Yelp Review Of Dade County Jail

Posted 10.31.2013 | Miami

Those who've never had a brush with the law could likely guess that Dade County Jail would have lousy food and scratchy sheets. But a Yelp review o...

Ridiculous McDonald's Reviews On Yelp

Posted 12.31.2012 | Home

McDonald's cravings happen, even to those of us with the best of healthy-eating intentions. The appeal, of course, is the greasiness, but also the con...

WATCH: The Agony & The Ecstasy Of The Yelp Review

Posted 07.30.2012 | Comedy

Yelp is indisputably the reigning king of Internet restaurant reviews, and as with all things web-based and comment-reliant, that means it's also home...

How Groupon Influences Restaurant Reviews

Technology Review | Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

A Groupon deal might boost sales but, it can also lower a merchant's reputation as measured by Yelp ratings, say computer scientists who have analyzed...

Yelp Adds 'Hipster' To Official Rating System

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Local search site Yelp has quietly added a "hipster" option to help reviewers assess the "ambience" of eateries, watering holes and other points of in...

Google Issues Ultimatum To Yelp: Free Content Or No Search Indexing

The Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Yelp's chief executive, Jeremy Stoppelman has spoken out against Google's use of its users' business reviews on its Places service, saying the search ...

Yelp Reviews: The CRAZIEST Things Reviewed On The Site (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As Wikipedia is to the Encyclopedia Britannica, so is to the New York Times food review section. The site is a hub of over 9 million reviews...

Angry Store Owner Assaults Yelp Reviewer Who Called Her Store "A Total Mess"

Fast Company | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Man pans bookstore on Yelp. Bookstore owner tracks him down, writes harassing emails, and tries to break into his house. Man responds by calling polic...