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This section contains posts about web directories and online classified services. This includes coverage of popular sites like Craigslist and Yelp.

Yelp Sets 100 Million Review Milestone
Yelp has set its 100 million review milestone. The site has a new mobile review every 2.5 seconds. (2016-03-19)

How to Find Store Twitter Accounts
Several tips about how to find store Twitter accounts now that the Twitter Store Directory has been removed. (2014-01-01)

Yelp Acquires SeatMe, an Online Restaurant Reservation System
Yelp has acquires SeatMe, an online restaurant reservation system. (2013-07-18)

QVC to Acquire Ooodle Classifieds Site
QVC announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Oodle, an online classifieds marketplace. (2012-12-06)

Ebay Launches New iPhone Apps, Relaunches Classifieds Site
eBay has launched two new free iPhone apps, one for the eBay. (2010-03-30)

Craigslist Makes App For BlackBerry But Not iPhone
Craigslist is the most popular online classifieds website. (2009-11-15)

Oodle Connects Classifieds to Twitter
PaidContent reports that Oodle is continuing its web classifieds battle against Craiglist by streaming classifieds listing to its Twitter account. (2009-07-09)

Three State Attorneys General Want Craigslist Modified
Kelly Wallace for CBS reports that three state attorneys general are trying to persuade the online classified website Craigslist to remove its adult services section. (2009-05-05)

Yelp to Let Business Owners Yelp Back
Owners of small businesses have often been frustrated by the reviews left on the Yelp website. (2009-04-14)

CBS Says Beware Of Craigslist Scams
Craiglist is the Internet's classifieds leader. (2009-03-11)

Women Turning Closets Into Secondhand Stores
An article here in the Wall Street Journal talks about some women who are turning their closets into secondhand stores as a way to rid themselves of some of the designer clothes, accessories and shoes they have splurged on over the past few years. (2009-03-07)

Google Base and Mickey Mouse
Google has launched the beta test of Google Base. (2005-11-16)