It looks like Trump-branded properties are getting some crappy critiques.
The Yelp ranking for the Trump Worldwide Resort in Washington D.C. has plummeted from 4 to 2 stars previously few days on account of a whole lot of recent unfavorable critiques. A lot of these critiques name the resort a “shithole,” in reference to President Donald Trump’s remarks about immigration final week.
CNN studies that New Information, an organization that “tracks the unfold of misinformation on-line,” discovered that almost 800 new critiques had been posted between Thursday and Monday.
“Maybe the Trump model might take some classes from Norway, the place they’ve the BEST motels. Like, genius, motels. Not shitholes like this,” one reviewer wrote.
“Sincerely wished to provide it an opportunity. Nevertheless, I didn’t prefer it. It felt like pretend information,” wrote one other.
Some critiques additionally included a screenshot of artist Robin Bell’s newest video. The clip shows the phrase “shithole,” together with poop emojis, projected onto the resort.
The Trump Worldwide Resort in Washington D.C. wasn’t the one Trump-brand property to be blasted in on-line critiques. Loads of related critiques have appeared for motels in Chicago, Sunny Isles Seaside, Las Vegas, Waikiki and New York Metropolis, in addition to at Trump’s beloved Mar-a-lago, which had solely a 1.5-star ranking as of Wednesday night.
The Yelp pages for these institutions now every embody a message stating that they’re “being monitored by Yelp’s Assist staff for content material associated to media studies.”
The pages additionally embody “energetic cleanup” alerts, which inform customers that critiques motivated by media protection could also be eliminated.
“Whereas we don’t take a stand somehow relating to these information occasions, we do work to take away each constructive and unfavorable posts that look like motivated extra by the information protection itself than the reviewer’s private shopper expertise with the enterprise,” the alerts learn.
The unfavorable critiques come within the wake of a report from The Washington Submit final week that described Trump asking lawmakers throughout an Oval Workplace assembly why immigrants had been coming from “shithole international locations” as a substitute of what he views as extra fascinating locations, like Norway.