Yelp Allows Businesses to Talk Back

Yelp Allows Businesses to Talk Back
technology
Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 13 april 2009

Yelp, the popular community sourced review site, has announced that it will finally allow businesses a public voice on their forums. Prior to this reversal, companies were left with few ways to respond to negative reviews – they could either contact reviewers privately or in the case of one San Francisco pizza shop, showcase their bad reviews on employee t-shirts in a bit of ironic marketing – both of which fell short of addressing the public at large.

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