Yelp alerts consumers to businesses paying for good reviews

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 15:47 -- admin

If you’ve ever decided you wanted to try somewhere new for dinner or a new bar to hang out at, you may have gone online and checked out common consumer review sites such as Google or Yelp. The star ratings are handy in figuring out whether a trip across town is worthwhile for the new Indian restaurant you’ve heard of through the grapevine, but the real gold is people’s comments beneath those stars that let you know which servers were rude or what menu item is to die for.