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Yelp now lets users search reviews by using emojis

Searching Yelp for a nice place to eat has just gotten easier than ever, the app now lets users search by using whimsical emojis.

@CharlesJGantt
Charles Gantt
Published Fri, Apr 4 2014 4:26 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

Searching Yelp has always been an easy process, and for that matter, searching anything on the internet has always been an easy process. There are those out there however who feel that it should be even easier, and today Yelp became one of those companies. users of the popular restaurant rating service can now search for good eats by simply typing in a single emoji.

Yelp now lets users search reviews by using emojis | TweakTown.com

That's right, iOS users can now flip to their alternate keyboard when searching Yelp an enter in one of the small cartoon-like emojis that appear on the screen. This move signifies Yelp's commitment to improving its mobile platform, something most of its users now use to access the service. This news follows a recent decision by Twitter to begin allowing the use of Emojis on its mobile platform as well.

NEWS SOURCE:venturebeat.com

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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