Tag: Behavior

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DEAR ABBY: After smoking marijuana for 20 years, I quit two days ago. My head is starting to clear now, and things are coming into focus. I missed so much, and I feel terrible about it.

How many times did I say no to my kids because I was lazy? How many times have I yelled at them for just asking a question? My 6-year-old would have this frightened look because he wanted something and I yelled because he interrupted me from doing nothing.

I was at my in-laws’ on Father’s Day and started yelling at my husband for getting mad at me because I told his father, “Heck, you’re not my dad, so what do I care?” The neighbors heard me, I’m sure. My father-in-law didn’t even come out of his bedroom, and I’m sure my husband won’t forget it.

Although I’m not the nicest to him at times,

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Yelp Will Add Racist Behavior Tags to Business Pages

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Yelp will now warn customers that they’re looking at a “business accused of racist behavior”—just so long as it’s been racist enough to warrant a mention in the news.

The review platform announced in a blog post Thursday that it will place an alert on a business page when a business “gains public attention” such as a news article documenting “egregious, racist actions from a business owner or employee, such as using overtly racist language or symbols.” Previously, Yelp implemented a “Public Attention Alert” feature that informed visitors that a business may be at the center of a controversy involving racism, but that alert didn’t specify whether the business was the source of the bigoted behavior or the target.

“As the nation reckons with issues of systemic racism, we’ve seen in the last few months that there is a clear need to warn consumers about

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Creative Behavior Is Set To Harness AI For Catering To Growing Business Needs

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CHARLOTTE, NC / ACCESSWIRE / October 9, 2020 / Creative Behavior LLC is transforming the marketing approach for its clients by harnessing the power of AI into digital marketing. The technology will help their existing clientele to understand their users changing needs and preferences. The technological revolution of AI predictions have made digital marketing rethink how artificial intelligence can be integrated into digital marketing programs. The significance of using this technology is the business owners can focus on their core competencies, as technologies such as chatbots will do half of the work. Even the personalized content and marketing approach for the client’s immediate users will turn the business 360-degrees.

According to Keith Schilling, the owner of Creative Behavior, “The AI helps provide valuable insights to marketing strategies and advancements. With AI,

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Yelp Is Going To Start Flagging Restaurants That Have Been Accused Of Racist Behavior On Its App

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Photo credit: Yelp

From Delish

Yelp announced in a blog post yesterday that it would begin flagging businesses that have been accused of racially charged behavior on the app. Consumer alerts are already placed on businesses that see an influx of reviews based on news coverage or social media rather than first hand experience, and the new alert will specify when the allegations are related to racist behavior.

“At Yelp, we value diversity, inclusion and belonging, both internally and on our platform, which means we have a zero tolerance policy to racism. We know these values are important to our users and now more than ever, consumers are increasingly conscious of the types of businesses they patronize and support,” the brand said in the site blog post.

In order to flag these situations while also maintaining the integrity of the app, businesses that are associated with someone who has been

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Yelp will start labeling businesses that are accused of ‘racist behavior’

As a means to help consumers track and avoid establishments that have a history of racism, restaurant and business-reviewing site Yelp is implementing a new feature that will place a Consumer Alert label on business pages that have reviews of “overtly racist actions.”

Announced on Thursday, the company stated that its team has noticed an uptick in users who wanted to find and support Black-owned businesses in the aftermath of the police death of George Floyd. 

Yelp partnered with multiple organizations, such as My Black Receipt, to amplify Black-owned businesses on its website, and soon noticed more and more reviews posted surrounding certain businesses with multiple reviews of racist behavior. 



The company works to control for the effect of what they

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Yelp adds alert to notify racist behavior on business reviews

Yelp’s new Business Accused of Racist Behavior Alert is an extension of its Public Attention Alert.

The consumer review platform Yelp has added a new feature that allows users to flag businesses accused of racism.

Noorie Malik, the company’s vice president of user operations, released a statement Thursday on the site’s blog detailing the new initiative. “At Yelp,” she said, “we value diversity, inclusion and belonging, both internally and on our platform, which means we have a zero-tolerance policy to racism.”

The online consumer review platform Yelp has added a new feature alerts that allow its users to flag businesses accused of racism. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The online consumer review platform Yelp has added a new feature alerts that allow its users to flag businesses accused of racism. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

“We know these values are important to our users,” Malik noted, “and now more than ever, consumers are increasingly conscious of the types of businesses they patronize and support.”

Her statement goes on to reference the police protests this summer that

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‘business accused of racist behavior’

Yesterday, Yelp announced a new initiative that will see alerts placed on business listings when the businesses have been accused of racist behavior. The move comes after Yelp launched a number of initiatives over the summer that helped users find and support Black-owned businesses. In a continuation of that work, Yelp will now place a consumer alert on business pages where the businesses have reportedly engaged in racist behavior.

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As you can see from the new consumer alert above, Yelp will warn users that a business has been accused of racist behavior, and while Yelp investigates the allegations, it will suspend the ability for users to post about the business on its listing.

To be clear, it doesn’t seem like anyone can simply accuse the business of racist behavior for the customer alert to be slapped on to its listing. As Yelp explains, accusations must be

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Spectrum Labs Closes $10M Series A, Accelerating Its Work to Help Consumer Brands Fight Toxic Behavior Online

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spectrum Labs, which provides patent-pending technology and services to consumer internet brands to help identify toxic behavior online, has secured a $10 million Series A investment led by Greycroft with participation from Wing Venture Capital, Ridge Ventures, Global Founders Capital, and Super{set}.

As the world increasingly relies on Internet-based services, apps, and games, online communities continue to grow exponentially, representing billions of messages and transactions every day. Harassment, hate speech, and other toxic behaviors within these communities are accelerating, requiring a solution beyond outsourced moderation, keyword lists, or in-house legacy technology that’s ill-equipped to deal with the scale of the problem.

“The online toxicity problem is massive, growing, and a huge strain on companies dealing with thousands of incidents per day with outdated tools,” said Justin Davis, CEO of Spectrum Labs. “Toxic behavior has outpaced brands’ ability to accurately recognize and respond in real time to

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DNA Behavior Launches New Coach, Consultant, Trainer Products With Accessible Price Points

ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DNA Behavior International, which provides real behavioral insights for real results in real time, is releasing two new products targeting business coaches, consultants and trainers. The Business Consultant Starter package and the Consultant Plus Package are being launched via a free webinar, Wed., Sept. 16, and a 14-day free trial. While there is no cost for the webinar, registration is required.

“The prevailing model requires business coaches, consultants and trainers to pay per-use to leverage behavioral discoveries on behalf of their prospects and clients, and that cost can easily run $100 per person,” says Hugh Massie, Chairman & CEO of DNA Behavior. “So we created these packages so pros can offer key facets of our ‘Business DNA’ to their entire books of business, for a monthly cost of what they normally might pay per client.”

DNA Behavior’s Business Consultant Starter Package

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