Yelp, TripAdvisor: Google’s Mobile ‘Best-of Lists’ Hide Our Content

Google announced last week, local “best-of lists” content will start to show in its mobile app search results. The company posted, on August 4,  “Starting today in the US, when you search on your Google app for the best spots to eat and drink, you’ll have access to reviews from top critics and best-of lists from reputable publishers.”

This offer more local search content to mobile users on the go. Below gives the example of what it looks like.

HHH.pngRecode captured tweets from Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman and TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer that were highly critical of the move. Stoppelman tweeted that “Google monopolist not satisfied with above the fold they’ve now claimed “‘page 2.’”


Someone asked for a comment today, a Yelp spokesperson responded, “This is just yet another example of Google finding ways to preference its house-owned properties (here, Zagat) since they don’t perform/score well organically.” Atechnocrat is counted as best SEO Company in India who provides affordable services from many years and results better.

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