20% Of Yelp Reviews Fake

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Vol 49 Issue 39

Jay Kogen

Caricature artist Jay Kogen went easy on the jowls.

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OSN shares its expert analysis on the teams that will come away with victory in this weekend’s NFL week four games: 49ers at Rams OSN’s Lock Of The Week: 49ers — The 49ers will rebound after a pair of tough losses in...

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20% Of Yelp Reviews Fake

Following a recent study that found that 20 percent of all reviews on Yelp are fake, the attorney general of New York announced it had fined 19 businesses for posting fraudulent positive reviews, which had been farmed out to phony reviewers in Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Eastern Europe. What do you think?

  • “You mean that bistro on Lexington isn’t ‘good for eat food place’?”

    Fred Riordan
    Kiln Firer
  • “When you read a sensitive, masterful portrait of a patty melt, it doesn’t matter if it’s true, just that the author made you feel it could be true.”

    Nora Roach
    Sightseeing Guide
  • “I love Yelp! Great website, very friendly, would visit again.”

    Bill S.
    Local Worker
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