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Tuesday, October 21 - 2:48pmSanction this postReply
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Millions of people make purchasing decisions on Yelp every month.

 

Do you think that yelp helps business as the founders claim!

 

Ciro

 

 



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Tuesday, October 21 - 5:19pmSanction this postReply
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What is the claim of the founders?



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Tuesday, October 21 - 6:02pmSanction this postReply
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I don't use Yelp.  I have a bad impression of the company due to its poor filter of false positive reviews (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yelp#Astroturfing) and removing negative reviews if a business pays them (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yelp#Alleged_manipulation_by_Yelp).



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Wednesday, October 22 - 3:11pmSanction this postReply
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Jennifer Iannolo uses Yelp. She's a food critic and member here.  I've never used it myself. 



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Sunday, October 26 - 6:51amSanction this postReply
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I use Yelp on occasion. I give more credence to businesses that have a large number of reviews as I feel it's more easy to spot a trend. I do not take a single good review or bad review that seriously. If numerous people are saying the same thing, "great food, mediocre service but you have to try the meatloaf" ... I find that is usually accurate. It is definitely a tool I use to try new restaurants, and mostly when I'm in an unfamiliar city.



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