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Who Do You Complain To When Your House Becomes A Pokémon GO Gym?

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

In the quest to catch virtual pocket monsters, hundreds of millions of people may be inadvertently breaking the law. That's the conclusion of Alabama...

More Americans Embracing POMO (The 'Pleasure Of Missing Out')

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.03.2016 | Weird News

One person's fear is another one's pleasure -- at least when it comes to missing out. A new survey from the food delivery app Yelp Eat24 suggests that...

Would You Get 3 Out of 5 Stars?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

What if everyone who interacted with you had the opportunity to rate your performance? Guess what? They already do.

5 Social Media Apps to Fill Your Date Card

Julie Spira | Posted 05.24.2016 | Style
Julie Spira

Are you swiping right or left on your mobile dating apps while looking for an alternative? I know that looking for love online and IRL can be challe...

Women in Business Q&A: Colleen Curtis, VP of Community in Europe, Yelp

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Colleen has spent 8 years strengthening the Yelp brand into a clear market leader in the U.S. As an early adopter of the Yelp site and then as one of ...

Solving the Yelp Puzzle to Build Your Business

John P. David | Posted 04.01.2016 | Business
John P. David

Founded in 2004, the online review site, Yelp, often confounds business owners. It is, without question, one of the dominant review sites and one that...

Making a Case for More Help, Less Yelp

Greg Schwem | Posted 03.30.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Despite social media's ability to turn everyone into critics, I have never posted a Yelp review, having neither the energy nor the vindictive tendencies necessary to open my laptop or mobile device and verbally shred a restaurant, hospital or local service.

The three biggest mistakes companies do when going mobile

Sophie-Charlotte Moatti | Posted 03.01.2016 | Technology
Sophie-Charlotte Moatti

With 50% of smartphone apps in the Apple App Store not even downloaded once, and with multinational corporations spending millions (sometimes even bil...

5 Money Saving Tips for Millennials Wanting to Live in San Francisco

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 02.25.2016 | San Francisco
Rachel Wolfson

Should we all feel bad for Ben-Ora? Personally, I don't feel sorry for her at all. In fact, most people would be ecstatic just to find a paying job in the bay area that offers employee benefits and health insurance.

Tell Me More About How Much You Hate Millennials, You Old Fart

Ellie Guzman | Posted 02.25.2016 | Comedy
Ellie Guzman

If I hear one more middle-aged person tell me how good I have it because I was born in the '90s, I'm going to literally barf so hard I shoot backwards across the room.

Dear Talia: Work Ethic, Not Yelp, Is Your Problem

Stefanie Williams | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Stefanie Williams

Despite our less-than-a-decade difference in age, it seems we are worlds apart in the concept of work ethic. But somehow, I'm not surprised. Those five little years are incredibly important. You wanted to write memes? Darling, you just became one.

Yelp Co-Founder Admits There Is Room For Improvement

Quora | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Yelp Employee Fired After Public Post To CEO Saying She Can't Afford Food

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business

A Yelp employee who was fired shortly after posting an open letter to the company's CEO about not being able to afford food with her entry-level salar...

Genius Woman Uses Yelp To Rate Her Dates

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women

Your favorite fast casual joint might be good for a workday lunch, but how is it for a date? Natalie Walker, a New York City-based actress, has taken...

Rival Takes Aim At Yelp, Doggie Style

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.16.2015 | Weird News

This should catch Yelp's attention. A rival in the service-rating game has crafted a naughty ad in which a feline walks into a bar on the advice of Ye...

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.

Kerry Alaric Cheeseboro Reveals the True Heart and Soul of New York City Food

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.12.2015 | New York
Tom Semioli

The irony is not lost on me that one of America's most cherished foods is embedded in his surname -- which, incidentally, affords his persona an added measure of flavor!

University of Illinois, Cities of Champaign and Urbana, Throw Hat In Ring For "Mother Of Invention" Title

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 10.23.2015 | Chicago
Dr. Abraham Froman

We've all heard the old English proverb, "Necessity is the mother of invention," meaning difficult or impossible scenarios prompt inventions aimed at reducing the difficulty.

What if Your Wedding Vendors Reviewed You, Bridey?

Bitchless Bride | Posted 10.14.2015 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

If there was a site for vendors to review brides in the same way you very publicly review us, would that change your behavior during wedding planning? Would it change how you treat people knowing that your behavior and conduct could leave a lasting impression not only on your vendors, but on your career too?

Yelp Adds Hospital Wait Times And Nursing Home Ratings Using ProPublica Data

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 08.28.2015 | Impact

People have been using Yelp to find hotels and restaurants for years. Now, they can make more informed decisions about hospitals, nursing homes and di...

Searching, but Wanting to Explore

Dan Rockmore | Posted 07.17.2016 | Technology
Dan Rockmore

A recent study of Google search results by Tim Wu (of net neutrality fame) and others found that the search giant might be skewing its search returns to favor certain businesses.

Notes From a Dive Bar XVII

Alan Black | Posted 07.10.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

I'm in the present. Things are tense. A guy threatens me with that most dangerous of weapons - YELP!

The Story of Localized Marketing - Part II

Max Gladwell | Posted 07.07.2016 | Technology
Max Gladwell

Gretzky's well-known quote is one of the most abused business clichés, but that's because (a) business people love sports analogies and (b) it so perfectly captures the essence of vision.

Five Spa Tips Every Twenty-Something Should Know

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 06.25.2016 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

Put Google to work. Type in the search word "best" plus the spa service and your town. Yelp, Insider, Bing, City Search or some other social media review site should pop up with information on a variety of therapists and spa professionals.

Watch Top Chef Michael Voltaggio Read One-Star Yelp Reviews

Foodbeast | Posted 06.03.2016 | Taste

Chef Michael Voltaggio is known for a lot of things.