yelp

Underunderstood

Yelp is Screwing Over Restaurants By Quietly Replacing Their Phone Numbers

The phone numbers add tracking before connecting to a restaurant so that Grubhub can bill for a marketing fee.
Adrianne Jeffries
8.6.19
Internet

How Yelp-Type Ratings Could Be Used for Self Governance

We created an online virtual world to test how ratings could reform our government.
Ofer Tchernichovski
Dalton Conley
7.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Red Hen Owner Says She'd Kick Sarah Huckabee Sanders Out Again

"We just felt there are moments in time when people need to live their convictions. This appeared to be one."
Drew Schwartz
6.25.18
crime

How the Hells Angels Weaponized Review Sites

The HA would really like to speak to your manager.
Mack Lamoureux
4.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Best Yelp Reviews for Trump's 'Shithole' Hotels

"Wow! This hotel is actually a hole of shit. Like a massive, carved out, deep hole just full of thousands of tons of shit."
Drew Schwartz
1.18.18
Nightlife

I Spent a Night Touring Vancouver’s Worst-Rated Nightclubs

“You will first notice the smell, it is a mix of Axe body spray, shame and stale overpriced beer.”
Laura Bell
11.23.17
compound interested

Here's how Yelp reviews affect restaurant success

VICE News
3.27.17
Features

That One Star Yelp Review of Berghain is Definitely Fake and Actually Pretty Homophobic

The review has been spread across the internet, but it's little more than a half-baked joke at the expense of the gay community.
Angus Harrison
11.3.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump calls medical treatment for bomb suspect a "sad situation," George H. W. Bush reportedly plans to vote for Clinton in November, North Korea says it's preparing to launch a satellite, and more.
VICE Staff
9.20.16
Travel

America's Worst Beaches

We went through Yelp reviews around the country to find the beaches that made Americans the angriest.
VICE Staff
6.21.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Rubio lays into Trump at the latest Republican debate, polls open today in Iran, Facebook employees have defaced a Black Lives Matter slogan, and more.
VICE Staff
2.26.16
Stuff

A Reddit Thread Claims a Hookah Lounge in Los Angeles Banned Jews

Users on Reddit and Yelp claimed that a hookah lounge in the middle of an LA neighborhood filled with Persian Jews was a den of bigotry. The internet lies.
Charles Davis
8.14.14
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