page contents

«

»

Print this Post

Today’s special: Fake Yelp reviews, and French Fry Heaven comes to Jersey

– 3 days ago @ nj.com: Fake it until you make it on Yelp or Google+ and you could be pay some very real fines. Nineteen companies throughout the tri-state area, some of them with locations in New Jersey, admitted to participating in astroturfing, or paying for positive …

– 1 day 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 @ huffingtonpost.com: It’s not easy writing fake reviews. One company that posted bogus praise online for its clients told its writers to make their reviews seem authentic by using fewer superlatives, throwing in slang and improving their grammar, according to New York’s …

– 2 days ago @ businessinsider.com: Sure, the people might be real, but apparently one-fifth of all the reviews are big, fat phonies. The number of fake reviews on Yelp rose to 20% in 2013 from only 5% in 2006, according to a new report out of Harvard Business School. The study, which we …

(701)

About the author

Mystic Maggie

All of the Mystic Maggie Posts are RSS Reader Feeds from around the web. All copyright remains with the original publisher. No copyright is claimed or intended. Where supplied, links back to the original article are included.

Permanent link to this article: http://yelp-sucks.com/todays-special-fake-yelp-reviews-and-french-fry-heaven-comes-to-jersey.html


Powered by WordPress Lab
Powered by Yahoo! Answers