Even if someone has created a profile for you, though, you cannot receive negative reviews until you sign up with the app.Cordray told the Guardian on Thursday that they weren't yet sure whether they will add an opt-out feature."No promises though as we want to hear from our Beta users and do what they would want since they would likely be our users," she said.
The company's stock plummeted 11 percent the day after the results came out, wiping out its gains for the year.
CEO Jeremy Stoppelman didn't seem disturbed as he sat down to discuss Yelp's evolution in the 10 years since he began working on a way for people to share recommendations about local merchants with Russ Simmons, a fellow engineer he met while working at Pay Pal. 1, 2014, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman poses at his company's headquarters in San Francisco.
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A new app that would allow users to rate others on their social skills is facing harsh criticism before it even launches.
Not only are some troubled by the concept behind Peeple, but they're upset that people might not get any say over whether they can be reviewed.
The Peeple app is being called "Yelp for people," as users will be able to give reviews on profiles -- corresponding to people -- in three different areas of their life: work, dating and social relationships."You should have the right to know who somebody is before you invite them in to your home, around your children.They become your neighbours, they teach your kids, you go on dates with them," the app's co-founder and CEO, Julia Cordray, told the CBC.She also said that the app, which is in beta now but expected to launch in November, is intended for people to improve themselves."You also deserve to see where you could improve," she said."Think of this as an ability to grow and get some honest feedback."Many are already expressing hope that it never become a reality.Even celebrities like FABLife's Chrissy Teigen are weighing in.Some took issue with the fact that others can create a profile for you, and you can't do anything to remove that once it exists.