You can now use emojis to search Yelp

Friday, April 04, 2014 - 01:31 PM

Business review site Yelp has added an update to its mobile app allowing users to search with emojis.

So if you want to eat pork, you put in the little piggy icon, and if you want to go to Peter Lugers, you can put in the cow icon. I even noticed that when I put in the tropical fish, it gives me pet stores, but when I put in a plain looking fish, it gives me restaurants. 

I don't know - it's a cute idea. I would never in a million years spend a minute rooting around in my emojis trying to find a chicken icon when I could just type "chicken." But then again, I'm a grump. Or I guess I should say I'm a

Have a good weekend, folks!

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MadJo from The Netherlands

Come on Alex, don't be a ■ and join the fun.

Apr. 09 2014 07:44 AM

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