It’s the first time a conviction of this kind has been made.
Russia? Meddling in online fakery?? Bring me my smelling salts and ready the fainting sofa!
And then served customers frozen dinners on its opening night.
After an investigation revealed that TripAdvisor deleted multiple posts by people alleging rape and sexual assault, the site added a new feature to identify hotels and resorts where these concerns have been reported.
To complete the circle.
Can a restaurant sue you for leaving a bad review? They sure can.
Most of the time, you don’t know a reviewer from one customer to the next. But when one of the country’s top critics comes in, you fucking know it.
Hispi has become the city's most talked about opening. “My old head chef said, ‘Are you seriously going to call your fucking restaurant cabbage?’” says owner Gary Usher, who hopes the name reflects his unfussy approach to food.
"I wanted to show how bullshit it is," says Gary Usher, the Chester chef whose fake write-up has been praised by food critics including Jay Rayner for exposing TripAdvisor's questionable review screening process.
Much to the delight of harangued waitstaff, a UK business watchdog has launched an inquiry into the trustworthiness of reviews posted on sites such as TripAdvisor and Yelp.
Also this week: A hotel fined a couple $160 for leaving a negative review online.