Better Buy: Facebook vs. Yelp
Jul 22nd 2012 11:30AM
Updated Jul 22nd 2012 11:32AM
Motley Fool CTO Jeremy Phillips and tech analyst Eric Bleeker debate the merits of Facebook and Yelp. Jeremy considers it a no-brainer in Facebook's favor, as Facebook owns its platform while Yelp is dependent on Google for its traffic. Eric agrees, although he thinks Facebook is still not a great play because of the difficulties associated with depending on advertising revenue.
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