Yelp will now notify users if a business is accused of racism 2020/10/09 16:43:01 The Independent
Company says it will issue alert when there is ‘resounding evidence’ of racism
Yelp adds alert to notify racist behavior on business reviews 2020/10/09 16:01:15 AOL
Filed under: Finance , Business , Companies Yelp’s new Business Accused of Racist Behavior Alert is an extension of its Public Attention Alert. The consumer review platform Yelp has added a new feature that allows users to flag businesses accused of racism. The online consumer review platform Yelp has added a new feature alerts that allow its users to flag businesses accused of racism. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Read more… Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Yelp to label businesses accused of ‘racist behavior’ amid discrimination uptick 2020/10/09 12:26:48 New York Post
Yelp says the alert will help consumers decide whether they'll be welcome at a particular business — but some conservatives fear it will be used to "destroy" merchants with false allegations.
Yelp introduces Business Accused of Racist Behavior, a new alert to caution users about businesses that may be associated with overtly racist actions (Noorie Malik/Yelp) 2020/10/09 06:55:00 Techmeme
Noorie Malik / Yelp : Yelp introduces Business Accused of Racist Behavior, a new alert to caution users about businesses that may be associated with overtly racist actions — At Yelp, we value diversity, inclusion and belonging, both internally and on our platform, which means we have a zero tolerance policy to racism.
Yelp says it will now alert users of businesses who have been accused of racist behavior 2020/10/09 06:36:06 Business Insider
Summary List Placement Yelp announced on Thursday that it would flag businesses that have been accused of "overt" racism as a warning to users. "We're announcing a new consumer alert to stand against racism. In the last few months, we've seen that there is a clear need to warn consumers about businesses associated with egregious, racially-charged actions to help people make more informed spending decisions," the company said in a tweet . The company said the "Business Accused of Racist Behavior Alert" will feature a red icon that will appear at the top of the page for the business, and a news article would be linked so users can "learn more." "Communities have always turned to Yelp in reaction to current events at the local level. As the nation reckons with issues of systemic racism, we've seen in the last few months that there is a clear need to warn consumers about businesses associated with egregious, racially-charged actions to help people make more informed spending decisions," Noorie Malik, Yelp's vice president of user operations said in an announcement of the new policy.
Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Applied, aTyr, Baidu, BP, Brinker, Chevron, j2, Marriott, Nvidia, Teladoc, Tesla, Yelp and More 2020/08/17 13:04:28 24/7 Wall street
Great leaders shoot straight with their teams — especially during a crisis 2020/08/12 08:00:14 The Next Web
Sometimes, there is no getting around hard conversations and tough decisions — especially in an economic crisis. Now more than ever, good leadership means facing these moments head-on. Tech businesses everywhere are feeling the pressure of this global pandemic. Uber announced 3,000 layoffs and 45 office closures. Electric car startup Byton furloughed half of the employees at its North American headquarters, jeopardizing the planned launch of its M-Byte electric SUV later this year. Yelp laid off 17% of its workforce while furloughing another 18%. When we face the biggest challenges, it’s tempting to duck and run. The prospect of cutting… This story continues at The Next Web
How reliable are those online reviews of real estate agents? A consumer group reviews the reviews. 2020/08/11 09:30:29 The Washington Post
TOWN SQUARE | The Consumer Federation of America compared online information, reviews and ratings on Zillow, Realtor.com, HomeLight, Yelp, Facebook and websites of real estate agents to determine which sites offer the most valuable information for buyers and sellers.
Yelp (YELP): Revenue recovery depends significantly on COVID-19 environment 2020/08/07 18:16:40 AlphaStreet
Shares of Yelp (NYSE: YELP) were down over 15% on Friday, a day after the company reported a decline in revenue along with a net loss for the second quarter of 2020. Despite the drop, the results were better than Street projections, which gave the stock a boost at the time. Yelp’s stock has declined […]