Court tosses petsitter's $1M lawsuit over 1-star review

A petsitting company’s attempt to sue for $1 million over a one-star Yelp review got zero stars from a Dallas County district court, which firmly rejected the lawsuit.

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Yelp comes to Apple Watch in latest app update, brings nearby business discovery, search, ratings, more

In the buildup to Apple Watch’s debut next week, Yelp on Thursday updated its app with support for the wearable, bringing direct wrist access to tentpole features like nearby businesses, reviews, address lookups and more.



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Yelp adds outdoor activities, florists, nightclubs & more to direct booking options

Yelp this week introduced five new business categories users can transact with via its website and mobile apps, including outdoor activities, florists, nightclubs, spas and salons, and even legal advisors.



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Astroturfing's Legality Is in the Weeds


We see it all the time: a glowing 5-star comment on Yelp about a restaurant. At first glance, it looks authentic. However, what if the review actually were purchased by the restaurant? Would that change your perspective on the review or the restaurant? Of course, paying for advertising is hardly new. Celebrities for years have endorsed products and restaurants. As a result, the FTC issued Endorsement Guides that require websites, bloggers and businesses to disclose endorsers, and require that the endorsements be truthful and not misleading.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81818.html?rss=1

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