The Internets are all abuzz this morning with news that Mayor Ed Lee announced today at the national conference of mayors in Washington D.C.: The health department is teaming up with Yelp to post restaurant health scores on the ratings website. Currently ratings appear on a select number of restaura ... More >>
The popular web site stands accused of acting like a modern-day Mafia.
Three separate lawsuits accuse Yelp of strong-arming potential advertisers.Are lawyers in the class-action suit against Yelp smelling victory? Yesterday, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman announced the user review giant would drop the "Favorite Review" feature and let readers see the reviews that w ... More >>
The balance of power on Yelp is about to get a shake-up. The San Francisco consumer review Web site blasted out an email to its Elite Squad today with the news: business owners will be allowed to publicly post their response to Yelp reviews in as early as a week. The e-mail solicited the Yelpers ... More >>
A negative review on Yelp is bad for business. That's why some merchants feel they must keep Yelpers happy at any cost.
By Bonnie Ruberg For anybody who’s new to the Bay Area, or who just wants to check up on a business before stepping foot in the door, Yelp.com is invaluable. With 25,000 listings in San Francisco alone, the site lets customers post public reviews of everything from the restaurants they love to t ... More >>