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About Yelp

Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across 32 countries. By the end of Q4 2015, Yelpers had written approximately 95 million rich, local reviews, making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. Approximately 86 million unique visitors visited Yelp via their mobile device on a monthly average basis during Q4 2015**. Approximately 75 million unique visitors visited Yelp via their desktop on a monthly average basis during Q4 2015. For more information, please visit http://www.yelp.com or send an email to press@yelp.com.

** Average monthly mobile unique visitors based on the number of unique visitors accessing Yelp via mobile web and unique devices accessing the app on a monthly average basis over a given three-month period.

Yelp Facts

  • Yelp had a monthly average of 86 million unique visitors who visited Yelp via their mobile device in Q4 2015*
  • Yelpers have written more than 95 million reviews by the end of Q4 2015
  • Yelp Factsheet
* Source: “Users” as measured by Google Analytics

Distribution of Reviews

We crunched the numbers and here's what we found (as of Q4 2015).