28 Sep '13, 1pm

Local Business Owners Accuse Yelp of Foul Play

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 Nationwide series of town hall events. Yelp plans to visit 22 of the United State's major cities this year. Dozens of business owners showed up for the event, but while participants in the panel touted Yelp's services and advertising benefits, the audience wasn't too keen on the remarks. The question-and-answer session turned into a complete slam on what is perceived as a deliberate attack on business owners by Yelp. Some are suspicious that Yelp filters positive reviews based on how much money a business owne...

Full article: http://www.submitexpress.com/news/shownews.php?article=1699

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