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Google Removes Some Zagat Reviews, Says Overall Ratings For Businesses May Be Affected

Google Removes Some Zagat Reviews, Says Overall Ratings For Businesses May Be Affected

By Chris Crum April 24, 2014

Some businesses may soon find that their ratings on Google have changed for better or for worse. They’re doing away with old anonymous Zagat reviews – the ones where the person’s name is “A Zagat User.” Google’s Jade Wang wrote …

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It seems that Google’s decision to replace its star rating system with Zagat scores for local search results isn’t a huge hit with some businesses. Do you like Google’s new approach to local business ratings? Let us know in the …

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By now you’ve heard the news that Google has purchased Zagat Reviews. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Zagat, it has a worldwide set of reviews that travelers have relied on for decades to choose the right restaurant. …

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Google just announced that it has acquired Zagat. This should be pretty huge for Place Pages. Zagat is of course a big name consumer review service. On the Official Google Blog, Marissa Mayer writes: Moving forward, Zagat will be a …

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Urbanspoon has signed a deal with Zagat that will see over 25,000 Zagat reviews featured prominently on Urbanspoon. Urbanspoon tells WebProNews, “”We’re excited to be working with Zagat – the pinnacle of high end restaurant reviews. Providing diners with easy …

Zagat Introduces New Website
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Restaurant information company Zagat has relaunched its website to include more free content and increased recognition of its user reviews.

“Zagat has always been a brand powered by people and passion. Having listened to our users, we’ve re-envisioned Zagat.com,” said Nina Zagat, Co-Founder, Zagat Survey.