Yelp! has rolled out a new feature that creates heat maps based on the frequency of words that appear in reviews for bars, restaurants and other services. It should not come as much of a surprise that the word ” hipster” results in giant red blobs cover much of Echo Park and Silver Lake. The word “hangover” also colors much of the two neighborhoods in shades of red.
Some people are content that their neighborhoods show up as mere blips on the Yelp! hipster heat map. A tweet from HLP90042 sums it up: