Google's Late to the Party Again With Yelp Rival "Hotpot"
The only problem?
No one is gonna use the thing.
(Also, Hotpot is a lame name. Mmmm, is anyone else thinking of something Korean, red and spicy?)
Social media writers have called Hotpot a Yelp rival, but in the same way that Google Buzz tried to challenge Facebook, the service just seems a little like Nemo trying to take on Michael Phelps. I typed in "Costa Mesa," and after giving four stars to Memphis and writing that I liked their gumbo, I just felt bored, and kind of lonely.
Google should stick to that whole search engine thing--and controlling of every other segment of my internet life.
Have you tried Hotpot? What do you think?