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‘It’s Christmas time. I’m a single mother’: Restaurant worker says she was fired over positive Yelp reviews she received

'Isn't it a good thing that you got good reviews?'

On Dec 20, 2023 by Jack Alban

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‘I feel like I’m getting called into the principal’s office’: Hotel guest leaves negative review during stay. She gets note asking her to see the manager

'I feel like I'm in trouble.'

On Nov 8, 2023 by Braden Bjella

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‘He literally asked me for a dog menu’: Server slams customer for feeding dog jalapeños

'Like, wouldn't that make her have diarrhea?'

On Jun 8, 2023 by Phil West


Yelp to warn users by flagging anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers after viral campaign

Gen Z for Change called out the platform.

On Aug 24, 2022 by David Covucci

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Gen-Z group creates tool that spams fake abortion clinics with one-star Yelp reviews

'Made with love by Gen-Z for Change's meddling kids.'

On Jul 7, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Activists, tech firms join together for upcoming ‘Antitrust Day’ of action as bills loom in Congress

'A bipartisan, overwhelming majority of Americans support strengthening our antitrust laws.'

On Mar 24, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘You’re not gonna call me a b*tch’: Diner waitress shuts down rude customer in viral TikTok

The Massapequa diner's Yelp was flooded with positive reviews.

On Dec 7, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Restaurant responds to bad Yelp review

Restaurant worker’s TikTok reveals the ‘unsanitary’ truth of why a ‘Karen’ gave a 1-star review

He claimed she liked the communal water pitchers.

On Nov 22, 2021 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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‘Completely baffled by their unprofessionalism’: TikToker accuses business of harassing her after she left bad Yelp review (updated)

Someone from the business allegedly compared her to a 'rabid teenager.'

On Nov 1, 2021 by Kathleen Wong

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‘White customers started arguing with us’: TikToker calls out nail salon for racial profiling, Yelp disables its reviews

A Minnesota nail salon draws internet ire amid troubling accusations.

On May 17, 2021 by Phil West

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TikToker leaves ‘flirty’ Yelp review for her waiter, gets confronted by his girlfriend

The reviewer called Ira the Waiter 'my king.'

On May 10, 2021 by Phil West

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A boba shop got review-bombed after a customer claimed the owner threw a drink on her and her child—but a video shows otherwise (updated)

The woman spearheaded an online smear campaign against the store.

On Feb 28, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

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White couple’s TikTok comedy page goes viral for racist joke about Black people—so does their Yelp

'If your [sic] easily offended you will be blocked.'

On Nov 27, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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Yelp to alert customers of businesses accused of racism

Some users vowed to boycott the review platform.

On Oct 9, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle

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Business review-bombed for hanging ‘Speak English or pay $10’ sign

The shop owner said he regretted posting the sign after receiving numerous angry phone calls.

On Sep 9, 2020 by Edward Medeles