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How Competition Brought Us Closer This Thanksgiving

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 11.26.2014 | Women
Cristina M. Regalado

As an immigrant, I appreciated the importance of the Thanksgiving holiday as a uniquely American tradition. Our extended family adapted to the fervor that came with preparations for this holiday.

Fast-Growing Startup Challenges the Legal System: An Interview with PeopleClaim's Mark Deuitch

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Mike Ragogna

An Interview with Mark Deuitch, Founder and CEO of PeopleClaim.com Mike Ragogna: Mark, tell us about PeopleClaim.com. What's its goal? Mark Deui...

Why Lisa Cried When Eric Dumped ALEC

Michael Brune | Posted 12.07.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

What is it about ALEC that has given so many Big Tech firms cold feet? For that matter, what is ALEC, exactly? It calls itself a nonpartisan organization that focuses on the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism. Not quite.

Meet The Owner Of Yelp's Worst-Rated Restaurant

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.02.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Most restaurant owners want the best-possible rating on Yelp, but Davide Cerretini is very happy to report that, based on more than 1,200 reviews, his...

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.

How Crazy Rich You'd Be If You'd Invested in Chipotle, Starbucks And More

Thrillist | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Thrillist

As an exercise in regret and jealousy, we've dug through thousands of feet of stock ticker tape (i.e. Yahoo and Google Finance) and picked out six food-based stocks that would've been very wise investments.

How the Law Is Changing Online Reviews

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

Local businesses have a love/hate relationship with Yelp. On one hand, having an active Yelp page with great reviews can be a real boon. But just a few irate customers can sink a company's reputation on the site.

The 20 Types Of Yelp Reviewers

Thrillist | Posted 11.03.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

These 20 types of reviewers are ones you'll definitely recognize.

It's Getting Tougher to Quit Social Media

Gil Laroya | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Consider how deep you are in social media dung right now, and consider how hard it would be if you just let all of it go, today.

This Hotel's $500 Fine For Bad Reviews Is Backfiring Horribly

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

Union Street Guest House in Hudson, New York pulled a written rule off its website on Monday that charged newlyweds if their guests posted a negative ...

Thanks to Yelp, We've Assembled Your City-by-City Illinois Restaurant Travel Guide

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.25.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

If you're having a hard time figuring out where to take the family for dinner, or maybe that hot date of yours, there's a list for that.

Justin Hartfield & Weedmaps.com

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Bill_Robinson

Justin Hartfield founded an Irvine, California-based company, Weedmaps, that I came to find out is considered the "Yelp of Cannabis."

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.

Rentals, Transparency, and Accountability: An Interview with Swapt's Clair Byrd

Phil Simon | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Phil Simon

Apartment construction is surging with no end in sight. Enter Swapt, a company that bills itself as a platform that uses reviews from real renters t...

Great Gatsby Era Building in San Francisco Goes Green

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

Built in the "Great Gatsby era," this remarkable Art Deco building was the tallest tower in San Francisco for almost 40 years. Today, 140 New Montgomery may be only 33rd in height, but it's still the talk of the town, from NPR's KQED Radio in San Francisco to The Atlantic in D.C.

You Can Now Use Emojis To Search On Yelp, And It's Not As Pointless As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.10.2014 | Technology

For the hungry and the lazy, hunting down the perfect slice of pizza just got better, thanks to the ingenious merging of Yelp and emojis. Yelp rele...

Go Home, Facebook. Yelp Just Won

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.27.2014 | Technology

Maybe Facebook should have held off on that decision to buy Oculus VR after all. I mean, sure, that's a cool virtual reality headset maker. But it...

Behold: The Most Well-Rounded Restaurant Bucket List Ever

Posted 03.05.2014 | Taste

People have bucket lists for different things: travel, activities, movies, etc, but here, we keep a bucket list for where to eat. Thankfully, Yelp.com...

Online Image Repair: From 'Do Nothing' to 'Black Ops'

John P. David | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
John P. David

Restaurants get bad reviews, businesses get slammed for poor customer service, and some people have Internet skeletons which inconveniently appear in search engine results. What does one do if this happens? The spectrum of solutions runs wide from "let it ride" to engaging in black ops activities.

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 ...

Trend Report: A Day In The Life Of A Person Who Eats Food In 2014

Foodbeast | Posted 03.01.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Bacon, sriracha, Yelp, cronuts -- we think we're all about ready to move on.

Yelping Christmas

Tom Falco | Posted 02.23.2014 | Comedy
Tom Falco

Check out Tom Falco's cartoons daily at Tomversation.com or at the iPhone app Comic Chameleon....

Yelp -- Is It Hurting Small Business?

Anne Phillips | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Anne Phillips

Big businesses are less likely to have to rely on Yelp reviews as people know who they are -- but small businesses may live and die by Yelp reviews.

Why I'm Not Taking Down My Lulu Reviews (For Now)

George Zaidan | Posted 02.11.2014 | Women
George Zaidan

Yes, most of the material in your Lulu review is sand and salt, but there are probably a few grains of truth buried in there, too... truths that you've recognized. And knowing that other people recognize them too is a powerful thing.