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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Check Out Wired's Excellent "Should I Trust This Yelp Review?" Flowchart

Posted By on Tue, May 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM

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In this hilarious and spot-on flowchart, Wired wades into the murky waters of Yelp trustability and comes up a comprehensive guide to when and when not to trust the crowdsourced review site. (Spoiler alert: Hardly ever.)

See also: The Onion Takes on Yelp in Latest in Long Line of Review Site Satires

Watch: Yelp Reviews Read by Professional Actors

Yelp Gets Even More Powerful by Posting S.F. Restaurant Health Ratings

Our favorite (and extremely important) question: "Is there a prologue longer than a Star Wars opening crawl?" Second place goes to the annoying habit some Yelpers have of mentioning significant others in cutesy ways: "Do they make gratuitous references to 'my other half' or 'my wifey' or 'my lover, Mr. Cuddles'?"

Let this be added to the short but illustrious history of Yelp satires.

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Anna Roth is SF Weekly's former Food & Drink Editor and author of West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food From San Diego to the Canadian Border.


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