Yelp’s New Homepage Gets More Social, Mobile

Yelp has started rolling out a homepage redesign that places greater emphasis on social activity generated by its roughly 7.2 million mobile monthly users. The company said the page will highlight “photos and tips left by your friends, events they are going to, recent places you’ve checked-in to.” Yelp’s stock is down nearly 5 percent today to $22.70 a share on Google’s acquisition of Frommer’s, even though it just posted surprisingly good Q2 numbers.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work