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  1. Google Will Sell Zagat to Review Site the InfatuationThe popular upstart site will give the 40-year-old service a “healthy future.”
  2. barbaric yelp
    L.A. Restaurateur Responds to Yelpers With Threats of ViolenceOne-star Yelp reviewers could be “getting knocked into unconsciousness.”
  3. online reviews
    Chef Says Diners Are ‘Blackmailing’ Him to Avoid His Strict Reservation PolicyThe threat of a bad TripAdvisor review is very real.
  4. Google Is Reportedly Looking to Sell Off ZagatEven the search giant couldn’t make it compete with Yelp.
  5. online reviews
    Feds Blast New Wannabe-Yelp App That Pays Reviewers in CryptocurrencyMunchee wants to pay “food networkers” tokens for posting “stunning food pics.”
  6. barbaric yelp
    Yelpers Are Trashing a Restaurant That Resold Popeyes Chicken As Its Own“If you want Popeyes chicken … go to Popeyes.”
  7. news you can booze
    One Online Beer Reviewer Is Getting Absolutely Owned by a Craft BrewerThe maker of Evil Twin has spent the past five days mocking him on Facebook.
  8. barbaric yelp
    Obama Officially Protects Yelpers’ Right to Leave Terrible ReviewsHe signed the Consumer Review Fairness Act, banning lawsuits against customers.
  9. terrible customers
    Bold Customer Tries Leaving Restaurant One-Star Review After Skipping the BillFor the restaurant’s owner, revenge must feel good.
  10. Barbaric Yelp
    Restaurateur Admits Yelper Didn’t Poop PantsTalk about a Friday-afternoon news dump.
  11. Barbaric Yelp
    Restaurant Owner Accuses Angry Yelper of Pooping Her Pants During Happy Hour“Never return to any of our establishments until you are potty trained.”
  12. Lawsuits
    France Fined Someone $8,000 for Writing a Bad Review of an Unopened RestaurantIt’s hard for the food to be “very overrated” when it wasn’t even being served yet.
  13. Barbaric Yelp
    Yet Another Restaurateur Has Accused Yelp of Tweaking ReviewsApparently, one chef claims, Yelp will punish you if you don’t buy ads.
  14. Bad Trip
    Someone Created a Fake Restaurant to Prove That TripAdvisor’s Reviews AreIt’s not any better than Yelp.
  15. Rants
    Another Restaurant Owner Posted a Crazy Facebook Rant After Getting a Bad YelpNot good for business.
  16. Lawsuits
    Court Says There’s No Proof Yelp Forced Companies to Pay Money to RemoveThe site’s controversial business practices get another pass.
  17. Barbaric Yelp
    Restaurant Calls Out Lying Yelper by Posting Surveillance FootageAmmunition for the anti-Yelp documentary.
  18. Yelp
    Chef Shames ‘Insulting,’ ‘Entitled’ Customers on“Shout out to these two winners for seating themselves with no reservations, insulting and berating our staff … “
  19. 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.
  20. Cooking Up A Storm
    A Cafe’s Facebook Page Turned Into a ‘War Zone’ After a CookThey’re getting an surge of overwhelmingly negative reviews.
  21. Barbaric Yelp
    Yelp Sides With the Chef Who Facebook-Stalked an Online ReviewerNow the customer who penned the one-star post has been banned.
  22. 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.’”
  23. Yelp Wanted
    This Craigslist Ad Is Looking for People Who Will Post Fake Yelp Reviews for“All you have to do is copy the comments and place a 5 star review.”
  24. Hated It
    California Makes It Illegal to Sue People for Posting Nasty Yelp ReviewsThe first, and probably not last, state to do this.
  25. Barbaric Yelp
    Will Yelp Manipulate Ratings Now That the Court Says It Can?If it’s “not unlawful” for Yelp to “post and sequence the reviews,” why not?
  26. Barbaric Yelp
    French Chefs Launched a Petition to Ban Negative Online ReviewsMore than 1,700 people have signed it.
  27. 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.”
  28. Bigotry
    Yelpers Made That Anti-Gay Texas Diner Into a Highly Rated Gay Bar“I hear the owner offers discounts to men in chaps.”
  29. 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.
  30. Slander
    Posting Negative Yelp Reviews Can Get You SuedRecent lawsuits and investigations could affect how the social network does business.
  31. Mediavore
    DPH Inconsistency; South Koreans To Eat More RicePlus: More restaurants offer deals for families; a California restaurant angles for Yelp reviews