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This article was published on November 10, 2011


Yelp takes a swipe at Rick Perry with its latest app update

Yelp takes a swipe at Rick Perry with its latest app update
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In its latest update for its mobile app, Yelp decided to take a swing at Presidential Candidate Rick Perry.

Recently, during a debate, Rick Perry completely forgot what he was talking about and embarrassed himself very publicly. Here’s the video for reference:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUA2rDVrmNg

In response, check out Yelp’s app update notes from today:

New in 5.4.3
There are three types of bugs that are now gone:
– Bookmarks-related bugs
– iOS5 styling & layout bugs
– And the um… uh, what’s the third one? Let’s see… Bookmarks, iOS layout, and the um… the third one we can’t recall. Oops.

Well played, Yelp.