Yelp - Friend or Foe? Is Yelp Using Extortion To Gain Sign-ups? Yelp - Friend or Foe? There are many stories in the small business world of business owners being subjected to the "shakedown" when contacting Yelp regarding a known fake negative comment. At this point in time, we have found that the best method for counteracting this is to just encourage as many positive … [Read more...] about Yelp – Friend or Foe?