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A Whopping 20% Of Yelp Reviews Are Fake

– 2 days ago @ eater.com: New York has cracked down on fake Yelp reviews, and new research from Harvard Business School suggests that such vigilance might be necessary. According to a study (pdf) titled “Fake It Till You Make It,” nearly 16% of all Yelp restaurant reviews in …

– 2 days ago @ nj.com: Trust Yelp for honest reviews of restaurants? You might want to re-think that. A Harvard study, according to The Daily Meal, found that 16 percent of reviews on the popular online review site are fake. The study analyzed every Yelp review of Boston …

– 2 days ago @ webpronews.com: Earlier this month it was reported that business review website Yelp had sued an individual who won against the company in small claims court. Julian McMillian, a San Diego lawyer, had sued Yelp over an ad deal. Yelp is now asking for $25,000 from …

– 1 week ago @ thecrimson.com: Regular Yelp users may want to exercise caution next time they make a restaurant choice based on a handful of online reviews. A recent study by Harvard Business School assistant professor Michael Luca and Boston University assistant professor Giorgos …

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