Yelp has been the center of much controversy this year. In April we reported that Yelp was allegedly refusing to display positive reviews for certain businesses weren’t paying for ads. That case made its way to a federal appeals court, where the Wall Street Journal reports that the case was thrown out this past Thursday. The case was brought about by small business owners claiming that Yelp extorted advertising payments from them by manipulating reviews on its site. According to the ruling, small business owners aren’t inherently entitled to have positive reviews appear on their Yelp page. While Yelp has been […]The post Yelp Not Obligated To Publish Positive Reviews, According To Court Ruling by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.