Some of the reviews on Yelp are pretty outrageous. They’re even funnier, though, when read aloud by real Hollywood actors. Here’s Ashlie Atkinson (“Inside Man,” “Eat Pray Love”) delving deep into the heart of a review of the Olive Garden in New York’s Times Square.
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If you like reading other people’s complaints on Yelp, you’ll LOVE hearing them read aloud by celebrities. Here, Broadway vet Amanda Leigh Cobb (“The Importance of Being Earnest,” “Coast of Utopia”) unburdens her soul in this heart-wrenching performance of a woman scorned by her waiter on Mother’s Day. You can read the original review here. [...]
The one fundamental rule of shopping has been unchanged since the dawn of time. When in doubt, see what others are doing. Social proof is often one of the strongest indicators of whether a purchase will be made. Nowhere is social proof more abundant than on Facebook. Each and every month, over 25 BILLION pieces [...]
If you like to use public, unsecured WiFi hotspots, beware…someone might just be spying on you. A new Firefox extension called “Firesheep“, which was developed by Eric Butler, will basically let you eavesdrop on any open WiFi network and capture users’ cookies. What does that mean in English? Butler himself says it best. “As soon [...]
Peter Kazanjy is a San Francisco-based entrepreneur – and he’s created something that could change the social networking landscape forever. His new Unvarnished website is being dubbed “Yelp for people.” In short, it is a “reputation marketplace” where people can post anonymous reviews about anyone they want. Kazanjy, 30, maintains that reviewing people, as opposed [...]
Google’s attempt to conquer the world has taken another gigantic leap forward. They’ve just introduced four new features that you can use right from within your Gmail account: YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, and Yelp previews. To access new Labs features, just click on the Labs icon, activate the previews you want and save. You will then [...]
Image via CrunchBase San Franciscan Christopher Norberg went to a chiropractor after being injured in a car accident in 2006. After a disagreement with the chiropractor over billing, he posted a negative review of the business on Yelp suggesting that the doctor was dishonest. Now he is facing a defamation lawsuit that could chill self-expression [...]