It's obviously a deterrent, and as more business owners find out that we're out there hunting, and you're likely to get caught red handed if you do, not only is it embarrassing but that's really going to affect your business for those three months...
This isn't lost on Yelp's CEO JeremyStoppelman: In an interview last fall, Yelp COO Geoff Donaker was asked if he considered Groupon and Foursquare to be competition. His reply: Yelp competes with everybody and nobody.
Yesterday, Yelp CEO JeremyStoppelman announced two important product changes that make it even more clear that Yelp treats review content equally for all businesses, with no connection between advertising and reviews.
JeremyStoppelman & Russ Simmons (Yelp) The awards are given to various areas of the technology field. Facebook has won the best overall product award for all three years. The list of all winners is below: