Posts Tagged ‘deleted’

The NeMA “New Market” Building People Boast About Their Mysteriously High Yelp Rating – But Uh Oh, Still No Rent Control

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Here’s the boast:

“NEMA residents, we appreciate you. Did you know? NEMA’s 4.5 stars is the best rating of any San Francisco apartment complex on Yelp. ‪#‎CHInspired ‪#‎liveNEMA”

And here’s the Yelp page.

Hey NeMa, can I ask who’s posting all the five-star shill reviews? Nobody in your employ, you say? But how do you know that? 

Hey NeMa, do you really spend your time aggressively getting Yelp to take down non-five-star reviews so that you can boast about your then-higher Yelp rating? 

Hey NeMa, what do people say about you after they leave you in light of the absence of the price control aspect of San Francisco rent control?

Just asking.

Reader Notes:

Here are the reviews from the bottom of the barrel.

And here are the ones what don’t factor into NeMa’s high Yelp rating, for whatever reason.

And see if you can find any trace of this one:

“Please read this if you are considering any non-rent control building in San Francisco. I wish someone had told me this when I moved to the city and chose Nema. Please consider this advice.

If you have visited Nema, you probably can tell that the management, amenities and staff are outstanding. You may also notice that everyone living in the building has just moved from another city or state. Here’s why:

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES should you rent in a non-rent control building, unless you can sign a multi-year lease. Could you afford a double digit rent increase? 50% rent increase? Is your income doubling next year? It seems far away now, but you will probably want to renew your lease. Now is the time to make a good decision about housing, not next year because you will be paying much more then.”

This person’s thoughts are Down The Memory Hole, it seems?

If Yelp Ever Deletes Your Account, You Should Sue, Sue, Sue!

Monday, July 7th, 2008

An angry “Solopreneur,” Adryenn Ashley, recently demanded a jury trial because Yelp deleted her account. She feels “public humiliation, liable, and defamation,” so somebody at Yelp is going to pay.   

What’s that? The class-action lawsuit is only just being developed right now, per Yelp-Sucks.com?

Perhaps IHateYelp.com could help get this suit off of the ground? Uh oh, apparently ‘Public’ online spaces don’t carry speech, rights. That could be a problem.

Let us rue for the happy days, back in ought-five, when Yelpers could celebrate their success without fear of lawsuits. Thusly:

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via Yelp.com’s flickrstream

It was the Golden Age of the Wired.