Congress Wanted Me To Turn Over A Document About TikTok’s Links To China. Here’s Why I Refused.
I don’t have high hopes for Thursday’s congressional hearing about the app.
A Journalist Believes He Was Banned From Midjourney After His AI Images Of Donald Trump Getting Arrested Went Viral
“I suspect it was pushing my luck when I did the [Twitter] thread,” Bellingcat founder Eliot Higgins said.
Voice Deepfakes Of Everyone From Joe Rogan To Joe Biden Are Taking Over Social Media
The clips are hilarious, though the implications of the tech “are pretty scary,” one creator said.
TikTok’s Boob-Flashing Trend Is A Content Moderation Nightmare
It’s called the Foopah challenge, and it’s testing the limits of TikTok’s moderation system.
An NFT Guy Who Said A Car Crash Put Him In A Five-Month Coma Was Making The Whole Thing Up
The 23-year-old "crypto detective" told BuzzFeed News that the viral story was "performance art" meant to draw attention to his NFT investigation.
Vloggers Hank And John Green Want You To Take College Courses On YouTube
The brothers announced their new educational initiative, Study Hall, a partnership with Arizona State University and YouTube.
A Director Posted AI-Generated Stills From A Fake ’80s Sci-Fi Horror Movie And People Are Pissed
Keith Schofield was taken aback by the heated reaction to his made-up David Cronenberg film, Galaxy of Flesh.
A Professional Artist Spent 100 Hours Working On This Book Cover Image, Only To Be Accused Of Using AI
The artist known as Ben Moran said they were unjustly suspended from r/Art for posting their piece there.
Meet The YouTuber Everyday Astronaut, Who's Actually Going To The Moon Next Year
“It’s insane to think about going 240,000 miles away from home,” the 37-year-old said.
"I Can’t Let Him Win Now": The Student Behind The Suspended Twitter Account That Tracked Elon Musk's Private Jet Vowed To Fight On
“I'm pretty surprised, especially after [Musk] put out a tweet saying he wouldn't do it,” 20-year-old Jack Sweeney said of the suspension.
A Tech Worker Is Selling A Children's Book He Made Using AI. Professional Illustrators Are Pissed.
Ammaar Reshi told BuzzFeed News that he has received death threats and messages encouraging self-harm on social media.
Why The Computer Company Raspberry Pi’s New Hire Caused A Social Media Firestorm
“I think what we’re looking at is a dogpile that’s being organized somewhere,” a Raspberry Pi cofounder told BuzzFeed News.
Here's How One TikToker's Video Ignited The Balenciaga Ad Campaign Controversy
The brand’s kiddie imagery caused a Fox News firestorm and played into QAnon conspiracy theories.
Verified Twitter Users Are Stuck With Joke Names Like “Spicy Chicken Sandwich” And “Giant Penis”
Elon Musk's move to prevent account impersonation has left many users' display names frozen in time.
Elon Musk’s New Baby Is This Robot
Musk is hyping up the Optimus robot — but skeptics are not hard to find.
British Zoos Have Raised More Than £80,000 Hosting Pokémon Go Nights
Money raised from catching pocket monsters is helping zoos save real animals.
Five Foreign Diplomats Left Britain Last Year After Allegedly Committing Serious Crimes
An individual connected to the Mexican embassy was accused of two child sexual offences, while others from Gabon and Saudi Arabia's diplomatic missions faced allegations of actual bodily harm and human trafficking.
Police Are Investigating A Record Number Of Threats Against MPs
Forces across the country launched 28 investigations in the first six months of 2016 –significantly more than any other year since at least 2010, figures obtained by BuzzFeed News reveal.
15 Street Food Places You Must Try In The North-East
Because the best food isn't always fine china and tablecloths.
46 Things That Annoy The Ever-Loving Shit Out Of People From Newcastle
Mushy peas are not Geordie guacamole.