Over the years numerous lawsuits have been filed against Yelp and we have posted a few of them on our website, but none of them have ever resulted in a decision against Yelp. This one was a class-action lawsuit claiming they were extorting small businesses by demanding money for them to show positive reviews, instead it was claimed they were showing mostly the negative ones.
The reason is was dismissed? Not enough evidence.
Well they never talked to us! We could probably give them a list of 20 businesses that we have personally visited with that all claimed that Yelp had demanded that they buy their marketing program in order to show more positive reviews. We can’t tell you how angry people get when discussing their experience with working with Yelp!
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