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Before you pick where to eat: 20 percent of Yelp reviews are fake

– 2 days ago @ 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 @ 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 …

– 1 day ago @ According to MarketWatch, 20 percent of Yelp reviews are fake, or as Yelp likes to put it, “suspicious.” In a study dubbed Operation Clean Turf, NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman led a year-long investigation that ended in an agreement with 19 …

– 3 days ago @ If you never know where to eat or shop, you likely have a Yelp account, or at least the app on your phone. The service is extremely useful, not only providing directions and hours of operations, but prices, and user ratings and reviews. Type “ramen …


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