Facebook is now using its massive reach to try and take over local business ratings and reviews.
Facebook Takes On Yelp, Angie’s List
Facebook recently launched a service for members that provides recommendations and ratings on shops and service providers, a move that puts it in direct competition with Yelp. The tool provides star ratings on local service providers, including doctors, veterinarians, event planners, health spas and auto repair shops. Users can leave references on the site detailing their experiences with certain merchants or service providers. Maps also are available. It’s not immediately known whether…
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