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  1. bachelor nation
    What We Learned About New Bachelorette Clare Crawley From Her Yelp ReviewsLike any hairstylist in a large city, her clients have a lot to say.
  2. online reviews
    Feds Blast New Wannabe-Yelp App That Pays Reviewers in CryptocurrencyMunchee wants to pay “food networkers” tokens for posting “stunning food pics.”
  3. niche drama
    This Spin Studio Is ‘Terrorizing’ Anyone Who Gives Them a Negative Yelp ReviewSome of Rhythm Ryde’s choice words include, “I can assure you; you are not a frequent spinner!”
  4. food delivery
    GrubHub Is Buying Yelp’s Food-Delivery Platform for $288 MillionYelp officially exits the delivery game, in another big food merger.
  5. select all
    Is Instagram Trying to Become Yelp, Too?A new feature will let users book appointments directly within the app.
  6. select all
    Yelp Has a New Tool for Finding Gender-Neutral Bathrooms“Gender neutral restrooms are accessible to persons of any gender and are a locking, single-stall bathroom.”
  7. drama
    Now Yelpers Are Trashing Trump Grill Following Vanity Fair Spat“I tried to get in but there was a giant wall around the building.”
  8. the future
    A New App Pays People to Recommend RestaurantsAtlis is positioning itself as a strong competitor to Yelp.
  9. Petition Demands Amnesty for All of New York’s Bodega CatsIt asks why dogs can lie around restaurants if cats can’t guard delis.
  10. barbaric yelp
    Yelp Is About to Let You Skip the Line at RestaurantsThe site just partnered with a start-up called Nowait.
  11. select all
    This Is Yelp for Pokémon GoThe app is making it easy to find Pokéstops.
  12. rants
    Chef Hammers Yelper by Picking Apart All of His Reviews“Initially, I was shaken, I was worked up, thrown for a loop and nearly… nearly… pissed off. Then I took a deep breath and reread your review.”
  13. Barbaric Yelp
    Food Network Will Give Yelpers Their Own ShowWhy?
  14. select all
    Another Fired Yelp Employee Pens Open LetterAnother week, another open letter on Medium written by a recently fired, low-level Yelp employee detailing mistreatment and a disturbing lack of empathy from Yelp managers. 
  15. Trying Out CompStat 2.0, the NYPD’s Yelp for CrimeI now know how many cars are stolen in my neighborhood on Thursdays. 
  16. Barbaric Yelp
    Yelp Fired an Employee Who Told the CEO She Was Woefully UnderpaidShe called it “a little ironic” that she works for their new delivery service but can’t afford food.
  17. Yelp Employee Fired for Writing About Being UnderpaidFrom meager salary to no salary in 24 hours.
  18. making a murderer
    Making a Murderer’s Prosecutor Is Getting Absolutely Dragged on Yelp“I hope Ken Kratz gets slapped in the face by the cold hand of reality in the form of an incurable deadly virus.”
  19. Yelp
    How Race Can Influence Yelp ReviewsA new study compared the language of users in Bed-Stuy and Greenpoint with discouraging results.
  20. Barbaric Yelp
    That South Park Episode Inspired One Restaurateur to Ban All YelpersGiant signs now hang outside his Tucson concepts.
  21. roll clip!
    Everybody in South Park Thinks They’re a Yelp Food CriticBodily fluids alert!
  22. Video Feed
    Watch South Park’s Horrible, Perfect Song About YelpersThe characters discovered the power of mentioning to restaurants that they’re Yelp critics.
  23. Barbaric Yelp
    Yet Another Restaurateur Has Accused Yelp of Tweaking ReviewsApparently, one chef claims, Yelp will punish you if you don’t buy ads.
  24. Barbaric Yelp
    A Restaurant Owner Responded to a Bad Yelp Review by Trashing a Customer’sAnother reason why Yelp is the worst.
  25. Rants
    Another Restaurant Owner Posted a Crazy Facebook Rant After Getting a Bad YelpNot good for business.
  26. Lawsuits
    Court Says There’s No Proof Yelp Forced Companies to Pay Money to RemoveThe site’s controversial business practices get another pass.
  27. Drama
    Meet the Filmmaker Behind the Controversial New Anti-Yelp Documentary“Yelp is very concerned about what will come out in this documentary.”
  28. Drama
    A Scandalous Documentary Will Examine Whether Yelp Exploits Small-BusinessThe producers are crowd-funding on Kickstarter now.
  29. Yelp
    Chef Shames ‘Insulting,’ ‘Entitled’ Customers on“Shout out to these two winners for seating themselves with no reservations, insulting and berating our staff … “
  30. Lawsuits
    Yelp Is Suing a Start-Up That Promises to Flood the Site With Positive ReviewsYelp’s lawyers say this suit is in the public’s best interest.
  31. Barbaric Yelp
    The Restaurant That ‘Buys’ One-Star Yelp Reviews Now Offers 50That’s up from the 25 percent they offered in September.
  32. Barbaric Yelp
    Littleneck Denies Offering Lots of Clams for Fake Yelp ReviewsSomeone is trying to sink the tiny clam shack’s reputation.
  33. Everyone’s A Critic
    The NYPD Thinks a Yelper May Have Smoke-Bombed Bar Pitti“They’re looking for stuff like, ‘This place sucks and I’m going to blow this f–king place up.’”
  34. Barbaric Yelp
    Here’s a Restaurant That Rewards Customers Who Give It Bad Yelp ReviewsHaters get 25 percent off and free cooking classes.
  35. Hated It
    California Makes It Illegal to Sue People for Posting Nasty Yelp ReviewsThe first, and probably not last, state to do this.
  36. Barbaric Yelp
    A Steakhouse Sued Yelp to Make It Identify a Malicious ReviewerSomeone impersonating a worker claimed to have “personally spit” in food.
  37. Barbaric Yelp
    French Chefs Launched a Petition to Ban Negative Online ReviewsMore than 1,700 people have signed it.
  38. Lawsuits
    Disgruntled Yelp Reviewers Say Want to Be Paid for Their WorkThey “perform the exact same work” as paid writers, anyhow.
  39. Barbaric Yelp
    Someone Is Writing a Novel in Yelp Reviews“I would recommend Volo Coffeehouse to anyone in Philadelphia who is going on an OKCupid date with a woman who has committed voter fraud.”
  40. On the Rise
    People Are Sending Pizzerias Around the Country Extortion Letters DemandingThe group says failure to pay up will result in bad Yelp reviews.
  41. Bigotry
    Yelpers Made That Anti-Gay Texas Diner Into a Highly Rated Gay Bar“I hear the owner offers discounts to men in chaps.”
  42. Everyone’s a Critic
    People Post More Negative Restaurant Reviews When the Weather Is MiserableBaby, it’s cold outside, so give that soup zero stars.
  43. we’re yelp elite now
    We Found Yelp Reviews From Famous Movie HotelsFor when you’re planning your next vacation to the Overlook or the Park Hyatt.
  44. Slander
    Posting Negative Yelp Reviews Can Get You SuedRecent lawsuits and investigations could affect how the social network does business.
  45. Barbaric Yelps
    You May Soon Have to Think Twice Before Posting a Nasty Yelp ReviewThe social network will now have to turn over account information for seven users.
  46. Barbaric Yelp
    State Fines Companies $350,000 for Fake Yelp ReviewsTime to take out the trash.
  47. Not Cool
    Hayes Valley Thai Spot Makes Yet Another Extortion Claim Against YelpMore extortion claims. Sigh.
  48. Haters
    Even Worse Than Yelp: In Pennsyltucky Dissatisfied Customers Throw Dead AnimalsIt’s customary to express disfavor with an animal’s carcass.
  49. Reviewers
    The Reviews Are In on Sumi Robata Bar’s First Hour of OperationThe craziness of reviewing opening night.
  50. Score
    Yelp Is Adding Health Department Grades to Restaurant ListingsThe social-networking site is trying to make the open-source data more widely available.
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