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  • Whither Social Media Stocks? [View article]
    YELP is a disaster waiting to happen. It's a dog.
    Apr 28 01:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp Shareholders: Prepare For Collapse [View article]
    What does YELP do that word of mouth doesn't do? Why acquire a company that offers nothing but a bad reputation?
    Apr 27 12:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp Shareholders: Prepare For Collapse [View article]
    Word of mouth is the best advertising. If you're a restaurant, and you serve good food, people will flock to your place. I went to a Mexican restaurant which got lots of rave reviews on YELP. It was a dump, very noisy because cleanup was in progress, and the food was horrible. They must have been suckered into paying off YELP.
    Apr 26 11:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp Shareholders: Prepare For Collapse [View article]
    This piece is true. YELP has salesmen extort business owners to bury negative reviews. Especially small businesses, who are most vulnerable. Moreover, YELP posts character assassination and personal smears, not bothering to check out the facts. When YELP is contacted about fairness, YELP's salesmen promise to bury phony negative reviews if you buy ad space. Complaints to the CEO are unanswered. I recently filed a complaint with the SEC. This stock is worse than a dog. Dump it!!
    Apr 25 06:24 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp Gets Reviewed - Costs And Income Fail To Justify The Price [View article]
    Angie's List is far superior to YELP. YELP publishes character assassination, not only reviews. Reviews are misleading, positive if business owner buys ad space. An inquiry to the CEO was ignored.
    Apr 25 12:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp IPO: Frothy Days Are Here, Again [View article]
    YELP is doing well because of Facebook. YELP is a scam, trying to sell ad space to business owners so that negative comments are buried. YELP claims its software screens reviews so that friends can't post, but it highlights negative reviews for YEARS. Even if the gripe is not justified, YELP will publish it. YELP will publish libelous comments, and character assassination. It's business model appears to be extortion, although this is tough to prove in court. However hundreds of people have joined in a class action lawsuit against YELP. Clearly, YELP is a dog.
    Apr 12 04:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp IPO Gets A Positive Review [View article]
    YELP is a scam. It tries to extort business owners into buying ad space, to remove negative reviews. If the owner doesn't buy ad space, negative reviews remain for YEARS while positive reviews get buried.
    YELP doesn't vet reviews so character assassination is permitted.
    A reviewer, oftentimes fictitious, who has never used the service may post any piece of libel, calling the owner a pervert, or equivalent. These may even be YELP salesmen. This stock is a complete dog!
    Apr 12 03:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp Gets Reviewed - Costs And Income Fail To Justify The Price [View article]
    Why is sales and marketing on the same line? Marketing should be an expense. Sales is derived from selling ad space. How many business owners were extorted into buying ad space, so that negative reviews get buried? YELP is a dog; soon investors will dump it.
    Apr 12 03:45 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp (YELP) lands on the radar of Wall Street analysts, catching a Neutral rating from Citigroup and an initiation at Perform from Oppenheimer. Shares +0.7% premarket, +5% YTD.  [View news story]
    YELP extorts business owners into buying ad space. Yesterday a negative review was posted by someone I never heard of. What a scam.
    Apr 11 11:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp Vs. Solazyme - 2 Mispriced Companies With Contrasting Future Potential [View article]
    YELP will get clobbered when investors realize YELP intimidates business owners into buying ad space. It's a scam.
    Apr 5 05:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp Vs. Solazyme - 2 Mispriced Companies With Contrasting Future Potential [View article]
    YELP does business by extortion. Most of its reviews are phony with fictitious names. The class action law suit was put aside temporarily. YELP tries to force businesses to buy ads by posting negative reviews, including slander, and character assassination. Its a complete SCAM.
    Mar 30 01:58 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Shares of Yelp (YELP +9.1%) catch fire and carve out an alltime high in the process. The closest thing resembling a kickstarter is word that the company will offer a new tool on its website that allows customers to improve their ability to measure metrics.  [View news story]
    Maybe YELP will figure out new ways to extort business owners.
    Mar 27 06:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Be Careful Of Catching Facebook Fever [View article]
    YELP bases its profitability on advertising. If you don't advertise on YELP, negative reviews are prominent. Positive reviews get buried. That's called extortion.
    Mar 13 01:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yelp: The Social IPO Frenzy Adds Another Overvalued Peer To Its Ranks [View article]
    YELP is riding on the coat tails of legitimate companies like Zynga, and Angie's List. YELP is known to be extorting businesses (see "Yelp and the Business of Extortion 2.0", written on EastBayExpress.com.) There are class action lawsuits against YELP for unethical business practice: salesmen call and tell you they will review negative reviews if you buy advertising. Reviews on YELP are mostly fiction. It's a scam. Investors beware!
    Mar 12 05:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Focus On Jim Cramer's 5 Buys And 4 Sells In Technology [View article]
    No reason to buy YELP. It's business is based on extorting business owners. Salesmen will tell business owners negative reviews will be removed if you buy ads. If owners refuse, negative reviews will remain prominent for years.
    Mar 12 02:13 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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