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Yesterday | TechCrunch

Sprig Tries To Eat SpoonRocket's Lunch By Delivering Its Own

Hope you're hungry. Gourmet, on-demand dinner delivery service Sprig today expanded to start serving lunch, just as we wrote it would a few days ago.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Startups

Monday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

How to spot fake online reviews

The power of collective wisdom is an amazing thing. Thanks to technology, you can tap into endless online reviews to help you do everything from book sweet accommodations at an unknown hotel in an unfamiliar city, to discover a gluten-free soufflA© joint right in your own backyard! Some of the more popular reviews sites out there include ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Kudzu, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Monday | Houston Press

You Can Now Search Yelp with Emojis

In case words are too difficult for you to manage or you're a 13-year-old girl with an iPhone , Yelp has just made things a little easier on you.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' -- 3 Critical Questions

This doesn't mean that everyone on your list can track your movements -- you only become visible to friends who turn on the feature as well.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, WebMD, Foursquare

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Freshnews

Yelp Announces Date of First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Yelp Inc. , the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced that it will issue its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 after the market close on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Startups

National Public Radio

Addiction And Seduction On Yelp: The Language Of Food Love

Stanford linguistics professor Dan Jurafsky co-authored a study of almost 900,000 restaurant reviews on Yelp.com.

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Related Topix: Startups

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Avvo Overcomes Lawyers' Objections, Raises $37.5M

Lawyers who don't like being rated on the Web used to sue or threaten online legal marketplace Avvo regularly, but now they've begun to view the service as a valuable tool instead of a threat, the company says.

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Related Topix: Avvo, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Startups

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MediaPost

Restaurant Reviews Tell Us More T...

Restaurant reviews not only tell us if we're eating healthy, but provide insight into the minds of consumers.

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Related Topix: Startups

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SFGate

And which is the 'coolest and best' part of town?

On the cover of the latest Forbes Living, entrepreneur-art collector-philanthropist Trevor Traina is pictured sitting on a rose-colored sofa under a photo portrait of Queen Elizabeth II .

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Related Topix: Elizabeth Ii, Pacific Heights (San Francisco, CA), Startups, Oracle Corporation, Zynga, San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

Sat Apr 12, 2014

OnMilwaukee

Fell's free Yelp workshop

Last month, I wrote an article about Yelp restaurant reviews and whether or not they were helpful or harmful to business owners.

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Related Topix: Startups, Milwaukee, WI, Marketing, South Milwaukee, WI

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Benzinga

Short Interest in Groupon, Twitter On The Rise

While late March saw falling interest by short sellers in a number of social media companies based in the United States, Groupon , Twitter and Zynga had significant short interest gains.

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Related Topix: Groupon, Zynga, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Facebook

Eater

Wire: Yelp's Emoji Search; Josey Baker's Cookbook Party

Are you too hungry to type out full words to search Yelp ? Now, Yelp has instituted an emoji search functionality that allows you to search by hamburger, martini, or whatever other emoji your phone has to offer.

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Related Topix: Startups

Bazaarblog

Busted: 4 review myths you're still falling for

Reviews have become commonplace - table stakes, even - and yet so many businesses share common misperceptions about online feedback.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Non-Profit, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Startups

SFGate

Yelp reviewers love sex metaphors, study finds

That's the important conclusion about human psychology that a team of researchers published in a scientific journal this week .

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Related Topix: Startups, Psychology, Science

The New Hampshire

Music festival review site is first of its kind

Taking a road trip in a van packed with your buddies who haven't showered in a week may not seem like "a good time to be had by all."

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Related Topix: Northeastern University, San Francisco, CA, Twitter, Startups

The Bold Italic

You Can Now Use Emojis in Yelp Searches

Having drunk munchies and typing out whole words to find the closest pizza place that's currently open is so 2013.

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Related Topix: Startups

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Dallas Observer

Using Emoji to Search Yelp for Dallas Restaurants, Because Wordz Is Hard

If you haven't heard the news, Yelp is now searchable by emoji, which is awesome if you happen to be a tween girl looking for the closest available ice cream cone.

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Related Topix: Startups, Dallas, TX, Life, Food, Pizza

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Yelp Has A Weird New Way To Search For Things, But It Might Be More Trouble Than It's Worth

If you're craving Japanese food, and don't know any restaurants in your area, you could search on Yelp for Japanese food.

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Related Topix: Startups

Wall Street Journal

Why Yahoo Has Small Firms Yelping

Floor refinisher Dan Tringale, of Lexington, Mass., says nearly 50 mostly positive reviews of his business have disappeared since Yahoo made its deal with Yelp.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Lexington, MA, Small Business, Personal Finance

Switched

You Can Now Use Emojis To Search On Yelp, And It's Not As Pointless As It Sounds

For the hungry and the lazy, hunting down the perfect slice of pizza just got better, thanks to the ingenious merging of Yelp and emojis.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Life, Food, Pizza

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