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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 2017, Yelpers had written approximately 148 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 29 million unique devices* accessed Yelp via the Yelp app, approximately 64 million unique visitors visited Yelp via mobile web** and approximately 77 million unique visitors visited Yelp via desktop*** on a monthly average basis during the Q4 2017. For more information, please visit http://www.yelp.com or send an email to press@yelp.com.

* Calculated as the number of unique devices accessing the app on a monthly average basis over a given three-month period, according to internal Yelp logs.

** Calculated as the number of "users," as measured by Google Analytics, accessing Yelp via mobile website on a monthly average basis over a given three-month period.

*** Calculated as the number of "users," as measured by Google Analytics, accessing Yelp via desktop computer on an average monthly basis over a given three-month period.

Yelp Facts

  • Yelp had a monthly average of 29 million unique visitors who visited Yelp via the Yelp app and 64 million unique visitors who visited Yelp via mobile web in Q4 2017.*
  • Yelpers have written more than 148 million reviews by the end of Q4 2017
  • 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 2017).