Yelp Warns California Lawsuit Could Force Removal Of Critical ReviewsYelp.com is warning that a California lawsuit targeting critical posts about a law firm could lead to the removal of negative reviews.
Court: Yelp Not Liable For Negative Rating 'Stars' On SiteFederal appeals court rules that Yelp's star rating system does not make it liable for negative reviews posted on the site because it relies on reviews of businesses from users.
Yelp Employee Fired After Letter To CEO Detailing Her Poverty StruggleAn employee for Yelp has been fired shortly after publishing an open letter to the head of the company detailing her daily struggle to pay for food and rent because of low wages.
Amazon Files Suit Accusing Reviewers Of Posting Bogus Write-UpsInternet users increasingly rely on online customer reviews when making spending decisions, whether they’re buying an iPhone case on Amazon or hiring an Uber ride in their hometown. But just how much can you trust those reviews?
Creators Of Peeple Face Backlash For People-Rating AppAn app being billed as the Yelp for people has caused quite the controversy. Called Peepel, the app allows users to rate anyone they know, but critics said the app would cause cyberbullying.
A Yelp For Humans? Peeple App Lets Users Review Friends, FamilyCritics worry it will foster harassment and bullying.
Public Can Rate IRS, Post Offices, Government Agencies On YelpUncle Sam is joining the ranks of beauty salons, taco stands and other services reviewed on Yelp.
Yelp Users Attack Business Page Of Dentist Who Killed Beloved LionYelp is seeing a spike in traffic this week as users flock to the website to bash Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who became a social media target after he killed a beloved lion in Zimbabwe.
Yelp Stock Stung With Bad ReviewYelp's future remains uncertain following reports its not up for sale
Yelp Reviews Of Complex In Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Are Either Grim Or GlowingPeople who say they used to live at the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people and injured seven seem to either have fond memories of their time there or a long list of complaints.
App Linking Low-Tech Farmers To Hi-Tech Profits Wins PUSHTech2020 Start Up Pitch CompetitionWhen Reverend Jesse Jackson put dozens of investors with money to spend and bright African-American and Latino entrepreneurs with start-ups to fund in a room together sparks fly and magic happened.
Rumors Of Yelp Or Salesforce Deals Appear To Be FadingBuyers may not be as plentiful for Yelp aYelp's stock skyrocketed on reports it was considering selling itself, with a host of big-name firms being possible suitors.