7 Facts About Yelp

1. In September 2013, Yelp cooperated with Operation Clean Turf, a sting operation by the New York Attorney General that uncovered 19 astroturfing operations.

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2. In October 2012, Yelp placed a 90-day "consumer alert" on 150 business listings believed to have paid for reviews.

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3. On February 14, 2017, Yelp launched a Yelp Questions and Answers, new feature that allows the users to ask venue specific questions related to businesses.

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4. In March 2014, Yelp added features for ordering and scheduling manicures, flowers, golf and legal consultations, among other things, through Yelp.

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5. In early February 2015 Yelp announced it was buying Eat24, an online food-ordering service, for $134 million.

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6. In 2012, Yelp agreed to acquire its largest European rival, Qype, for $50 million.

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7. In June 2015, Yelp published a study alleging Google was altering search results to benefit its own online services.

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