Yelp CEO Compares Google To Trump After It Buries TripAdvisor Results

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Google has been been burying TripAdvisor search results underneath its own search results even when users specifically use "tripadvisor" as a keyword.

Naturally, this gives companies like TripAdvisor and Yelp some new ammo in their frequent complaints that Google is stifling competition in local search.

According to Re/Code, Google has brushed the whole thing off as a bug:

Nope, it’s a bug, claims Google. “The issues cited were caused by a recent code push, which we’re working quickly to fix,” a Google spokeswoman said.

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman tweeted this:

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