FTC: YELP HAS 2,000 CONSUMER COMPLAINTS AND COUNTING

It has been revealed that Yelp had received over 2,000 complaints filed with the FTC.¬† Of these complaints, some allege that Yelp goes so far as to push positive reviews into its filter until businesses pay up. This has smaller companies wondering if Yelp is even worth the hassle anymore. Yelp doesn’t ask permission to […]

LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS ACCUSE YELP OF FOUL PLAY

Yelp has been accused over the years of everything from aggressive advertising to extortion by business owners across America. The website boasts 108 million monthly visitors and a total of 42 million reviews posted to date. Yelp, Inc. held a panel at the Pantages Theatre in North Hollywood this past Tuesday as part of a […]