• Stalk Yelp Users With Good Taste

    Stalk Yelp Users With Good Taste

    There are so many good restaurants out there, you don’t want to waste your time and money eating at a bad one. But how to ensure you’re going to like where you go? Use this great restaurant recommendation tip from Reddit user Sauwa, sharing on the lifeprotips board, and your odds of a satisfactory meal…

  • Yelp Is Awful For Everyone Involved

    Yelp Is Awful For Everyone Involved

    “Your review on Yelp is destroying my business,” he says to me, clearly clenching his teeth, “How long do I have to suffer because of your negative review?” A few weeks ago, I got a phone call from a contractor because of a review I’d left. What ensued was a weirdly emotional conversation that ventured…

  • Yelp Just Open Sourced Its Internal Cloud Platform PaaSTA

    Yelp, which hosts user generated business reviews all around the world, has open sourced a crucial component of its cloud infrastructure: a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) called PaaSTA. The PaaS is used internally by the company to automate the management and deployment of services that power Yelp.