Peeple has been described as the "Yelp for people," and when it makes its terrifying debut in November, it'll be like putting the entirety of the Mean Girls' burn book online. Once you're in it, there's no getting out.
Are you sick of going to the same old bar to grab a drink? A new Web app called Bar Roulette, wants to bring out your adventurous side and introduce you to new bars. It uses Uber to drive you there and Yelp to vet the bars for quality.
Google is skewing search results in their own favor. According to the rather unsurprising results, Google favors its own content when returning local search results, which is -- surprise, surprise -- a violation of competition laws.
Yelp, the business-reviews site, has a little-known feature that lets businesses find out personal information about users who are searching for said businesses on the site. This could privacy concerns.
The earnings reports of Twitter, LinkedIn, and Yelp suggest that their user bases are stagnating and failing to grow as quickly as analysts anticipated. The implication is that people just aren't as drawn to social media these days.
Health officials in NY City are using Yelp restaurant reviews to help them locate eateries with dodgy hygiene practices. As many people fail to report incidents of food poisoning to the authorities, the reviews are turning out to be a rich…
Hoping to resolve the issue with TripAdvisor at some point in the future, hotels and restaurants are being forced into handing over freebies to TripAdvisor users or be faced with a negative online review.