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Yelp's Android app was updated to version 5.9 this afternoon, adding an apparently much-requested feature: messaging support. The Yelp app did not previously allow users to send one another messages, but this has now been remedied. Hooray! I guess.

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Otherwise, there's nothing going on here - probably a few bug fixes, maybe some performance tweaks. Oh, and a Mitch Hedberg quote, a la Yelp's typically enjoyable changelogs: "I order the club sandwich all the time. And I’m not even a member, man. I don’t know how I get away with it."


David Ruddock
David's phone is whatever is currently sitting on his desk. He is an avid writer, and enjoys playing devil's advocate in editorials, and reviewing the latest phones and gadgets. He also doesn't usually write such boring sentences.

  • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

    Bonus points for the video embed!

  • Fadakar

    Do we need this? I always looked at Yelp as a more complimentary social network.

  • Blue Sun

    I fear I will have yet another inbox filled with spam...

  • MikeJwF

    I don't support this slanderous company and their crony business practices.

    • David Peterson

      I can second this. As a business owner I speak from experience that they will extort people to get them to buy ads.

      Buy an ad and you are good to go, refuse them and your positive reviews are all suddenly flagged as spam and a competitor's ad shows up within your listing.