Uber Went Public Today And Things Were Off To A Rough Start
Last month, Uber hoped the public markets would value it at $100 billion. Investment bankers wanted even more.
A New Pixel, Video Device, Voice Assistant, And AI: Here's What Google Announced Today
Google touted its artificial intelligence developments, with upcoming features like Duplex and Lens, and unveiled new Pixel models.
Facebook Is Patting Itself On The Back For Cleaning Up Its Own Mess
Facebook is taking the same self-satisfied approach to safety that it has with its products.
Here Are All The New Facebook, Instagram, And WhatsApp Features Announced At F8
Facebook held its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California, on Tuesday and Wednesday. After yet another scandal-ridden year, the company shared updates on its family of apps: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger.
Paid Email Newsletters Are Proving Themselves As A Meaningful Revenue Generator For Writers
As writers gravitate toward paid email newsletters, small audiences translate to meaningful dollars.
Facebook Set Aside $3 Billion For A Penalty. Then It Grew By $40 Billion.
Facebook will set aside $3 billion to cover expenses associated with a fine from the Federal Trade Commission over its privacy practices. All good here, say investors.
People Wearing AirPods Are Making Things Awkward For Everyone Else
Apple’s popular earbuds can make things awkward when someone refuses to ever take them out — or forgets they’re there.
Twitter Left Up Ilhan Omar Death Threats So Law Enforcement Could Investigate
Questions have emerged on Capitol Hill about how Twitter handles death threats on its platform.
Google Founders Have Skipped All Of The Company's 2019 Town Hall Meetings
Following leaks and employee revolts, the absences raise questions about the future of transparency at Google.
Facebook Is Removing More Than 5,000 Ad Targeting Options To Prevent Discrimination
Advertisers will no longer be able to hide their ads from people interested in things like “Passover,” “Evangelicalism,” “Native American culture,” “Islamic culture,” and “Buddhism.”
Facebook Built A New Team To Spot Problems Before They Arise
Silicon Valley’s giants are looking for future crises before they happen.
How Twitter Made The Tech World's Most Unlikely Comeback
A bird emerges from the ashes.
Tech Companies Push Back On Trump's Family Separations
“It’s heartbreaking to see the images and hear the sounds of the kids,” Tim Cook said.
Twitter Wants To Create More Shared Experiences By Integrating Everything
A new feature from Twitter brings Trending, Moments, search, and live video together.
It's Not Me, It's You: App Store Reviews Show Tinder Users Can't Believe Nobody Likes Them
Perhaps we’ve reached the limit of things we can blame on technology?
Can You Figure Out The Deep Meaning Behind This Comic About Social Media?
Please help us figure this one out. Please.
Twitter Is Going To Limit The Visibility Of Tweets From People Behaving Badly
Act like a jerk, and Twitter will start limiting how often your tweets show up.
Facebook Removes 10 Instagram Algorithm-Gaming Groups With Hundreds Of Thousands Of Members
The groups, including one with more than 200,000 members, vanished after BuzzFeed News contacted Instagram.
Sign Up For Tech Giant Update — A Newsletter On Amazon, Google, Facebook, And Apple
BuzzFeed News senior technology reporter Alex Kantrowitz digs into the latest news, strategy, and inner workings of the Gang of Four.
Here Are A Dozen Things We Learned At Google's Big Event
John Legend is living his best life inside a smart speaker, and other technological advances.