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Yelp Class Action to Pay Reviewers As Employees

There’s a class action lawsuit against Yelp that posits that reviewers should be paid based on a variety of other legal grounds. Normally Yelp’s lawyers just get the cases tossed. This time however, they are resorting to intimidation tactics, calling the plaintiffs and telling them that the lawyer is an ambulance chaser and unethical (yet …

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That negative online comment could get you sued

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Be careful what you say online; it could get you sued!  That’s happening to a woman in Virginia after she wrote a negative comment on a business. Jane Perez aired her complaints on contractor Christopher Dietz on Yelp and Angie’s List.  Now Dietz is coming after her.  He sued Perez for $750,000 …

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Complaints, Defamation Cannot Go Ignored by Businesses

For businesses and brands, it is all too easy to put online reputation management on the backburner—but doing so can result in significant damage to the brand’s integrity. Such is the thesis of a recent article in Forbes, which underscores the important role of online reputation management in today’s increasingly digital world. The Forbes article …

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Market Sours on Yelp (YELP)

Online user-generated review site Yelp Inc. ( YELP ) has been a darling of the tech world and Wall Street this year, notching gains of well over 200 percent. However, that upward trajectory was significantly curtailed on Nov. 25 , when the company saw its shares plummet nearly 9 percent by midday. By getting all …

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Market Sours on Yelp (YELP)

Online user-generated review site Yelp Inc. (YELP) has been a darling of the tech world and Wall Street this year, notching gains of well over 200 percent. However, that upward trajectory was significantly curtailed on Nov. 25, when the company saw its shares plummet nearly 9 percent by midday. By getting all of their content …

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3 Buzzing Social Media Stocks: Facebook Beats Estimates, Twitter’s Flight Date …

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB): Earnings per share of 25 cents trounced estimates by 6 cents, as revenue of $2.02 billion also beat, by $110 million. Mobile ad sales grew 34 percent over the second quarter, to $880 million, making up 49 percent of all ad sales. Total ad sales saw gains of 13 percent quarter over quarter and 66 percent year …

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Yelp Inc (YELP) Reviewers File A Lawsuit For Wages

Tags: Yelp A group of Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) reviewers have filed a class action lawsuit against the review website claiming that they should be treated like employees.  The reviewers believe they should be paid.  Yelp told Circa that this is a “textbook example of a frivolous lawsuit.” The lawsuit argues that Yelp’s business model and …

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Wall Street retreats slightly ahead of Fed announcement

11:34 am by Deborah Bacal This morning, ADP reported that private sector employment gains slowed down in October, as employers added 130,000 jobs, compared to expectations of 138,000, according to Bloomberg. ADP also revised September’s gain to 145,000, down from 166,000 previously. U.S. stocks pulled back from earlier gains Wednesday as investors exercised caution ahead …

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Insider Selling: Jeremy Stoppelman Sells 14706 Shares of Yelp Stock (YELP)

Yelp (NASDAQ:YELP) CEO Jeremy Stoppelman sold 14,706 shares of Yelp stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, October 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.76, for a total transaction of $1,070,008.56. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this …

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Be Careful With Your Employees’ Online Reviews

Share us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn   0 Comments Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 12:48 PM ET) — Most employers have policies prohibiting various forms of lying. The typical employee handbook prohibits falsifying records, padding time sheets, stealing company property and other forms of dishonesty. Many express a commitment to transparency, both within the …

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