Court Orders Yelp To Fork Over Anonymous Reviewers’ Identities In Carpet Cleaner Case

Court Orders Yelp To Fork Over Anonymous Reviewers’ Identities In Carpet Cleaner Case

You might remember, if you cast your mind back to last May, the case of a carpet cleaner who was perturbed by some negative reviews on his business’ Yelp page that he claims were written by competitors or other ne’er-do-wells who weren’t actual customers of his business. Yelp has been fighting to keep those reviewers anonymous, but it appears a court just put the kibosh on that fight. [More]

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Restaurant Celebrates Bad Yelp Reviews By Broadcasting Them In The Restrooms

While there are all the horror stories of businesses turning on negative Yelp reviews, there’s at least one restaurant that seems to be taking the bad and turning it into something amusing. When it comes down to it, some of those reviews are downright dramatic, and the gastropub’s owner figured he might as well have with that: His restaurant pipes in audio of voices reading those reviews in the bathrooms. [More]