Yelp announced a rather significant milestone this week - 100 million cumulative reviews have been contributed since the company's inception.
“For nearly 12 years, consumers have been coming to Yelp to find great local businesses,” said Jeremy Stoppelman, Co-Founder and CEO of Yelp. “We attribute much of our success to the passionate Yelp communities around the globe. These folks meet both on and offline, and share their opinions on Yelp, helping others in their communities make informed spending decisions.”
Yelp is now active in more than 30 countries and 18 different languages.
Here are some other interesting insights about Yelp:
+ In Q4 2015, Yelpers contributed a mobile review every 2.5 seconds.
+ 70% of searches on Yelp came from mobile devices.
+ 56% of Yelp content (reviews and photos) was generated on mobile devices