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Understanding The Yelp Review Filter: An Exploratory Study, David Kamerer Sep 2014

Understanding The Yelp Review Filter: An Exploratory Study, David Kamerer

School of Communication: Faculty Publications and Other Works

Reviews on Yelp.com can be an important factor in driving customers to a business. However, many business owners have expressed concern with Yelp’s review filtering system, which was created to flag low–quality or fake reviews. This study performs a content analysis of a subset of Yelp restaurant and religious organization reviews, visible and filtered, exploring signals from the reviews or the reviewers that might explain the filtering process. The study finds that factors intrinsic to the review itself are not related to filtering, but factors related to the reviewer are strong predictors. The Yelp system is much ...


"The New Censorship": Inside The Global Battle For Media Freedom, Connie Fletcher Jan 2014

"The New Censorship": Inside The Global Battle For Media Freedom, Connie Fletcher

School of Communication: Faculty Publications and Other Works

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Review: Group Work With Adolescents: Principles And Practice (3rd Edition), Brian L. Kelly Jan 2014

Review: Group Work With Adolescents: Principles And Practice (3rd Edition), Brian L. Kelly

School of Social Work: Faculty Publications and Other Works

No abstract provided.