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Hunger Games: What’s Behind Yelp’s Fake Reviews?

– 1 hour ago @ npr.org: Restaurants with a “weak” reputation are more likely to write fake positive reviews, a study finds. But chain restaurants, which do not benefit greatly from Yelp, are less likely to commit review fraud.

– 1 hour ago @ npr.org: Restaurants with a “weak” reputation are more likely to write fake positive reviews, a study finds. But chain restaurants, which do not benefit greatly from Yelp, are less likely to commit review fraud.

– 1 week ago @ techland.time.com: In their pending lawsuit, the Yelpers compare Yelp to a “slave ship.” Suing for wages, authors of online reviews for the crowdsourced site argue that Yelp could not be sustained or make profits without their work. That’s true on some level, of course …

– 1 day ago @ fastcompany.com: Yelp’s not yet profitable, and investors are okay with that. Instead of putting pressure on the review site to focus on the bottom line, they’re pushing the company to invest in its growth. “When you have this kind of opportunity, what your investors …

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