Here's Everything You Need To Know About Google IO 2017
Google is holding its annual developer's conference in Mountain View, California on Wednesday. The company is expected to talk about its new Android O mobile operating system, its efforts in artificial intelligence, a new version of its Assistant for Apple's iOS, and more.
Climbing Out Of Facebook's Reality Hole
With its new camera platform, Facebook is busy augmenting reality. Perhaps it should pay a bit more attention to the hard truths of the world in which we currently live.
Here’s What Mark Zuckerberg Told Us About The Wild Things Facebook’s New Camera Will Do
Facebook's new augmented reality Camera Platform looks beyond Snapchat to a world where the digital and physical come together.
We Talked To Mark Zuckerberg About Globalism, Protecting Users, And Fixing News
The Zuck Doctrine: The Facebook founder has announced a plan to more actively use his platform’s power to intervene in people’s lives in real ways. BuzzFeed News talked to him about the role his company plays in a changing world.
14 Things BuzzFeed Tech Tried And Liked In 2016
All the apps, hacks, habits, and products that made our lives a little better in 2016.
The Origin Of Twitter's Election Site
It was 2008, and Twitter wanted to surface election-related conversations. Here's the backstory.
Supporters Trust That A Trump Presidency Will Fix Just About Everything
“I think he’s going to change everything that he says he will”
Donald Trump Flips A New York Democrat In North Carolina
It's Tarheels and hasid all the way down.
Here Are The Biggest Announcements From Apple's iPhone Event
New water-resistant iPhones, the end of headphone jacks, Nintendo comes to iOS, and more.
Instagram At 6: Kevin Systrom On Moments, Mission, Ads, And Stories
BuzzFeed News sat down for a wide-ranging interview with the CEO of Instagram for its sixth anniversary and looked back on the slew of changes the company has made to its product in recent months.
Daydream Believer: Meet Google’s VP Of VR
BuzzFeed News talked to Google's vice president of virtual reality, Clay Bavor, to find out all about the company's new Daydream virtual reality platform and the Daydream View headset.
These Are The Top 10 Reasons For The Decline And Fall Of BlackBerry
Today, BlackBerry announced that it will no longer make hardware. Here's the definitive history of the once-dominant smartphone's downfall.
Facebook Co-Founder Commits $20 Million To Help Democrats Win In 2016
"The Republican Party, and Donald Trump in particular, is running on a zero-sum vision."
Instagram Adds Disappearing Stories To Encourage More Casual Posts
The new feature will let people post pictures and videos that disappear after 24 hours, and never appear in the main Instagram feed.
WhatsApp Says It's "Shocking" They Were Banned In Brazil Again
The Facebook-owned company and Brazil's judiciary have been locked in an epic struggle for months now.
BuzzFeed built a news-gathering bot for the convention. If you're in Cleveland — or watching at home — try it out! Here's how to get it. Bleep, bloop.
Here's What Google Photos Could Do Next
The company hints at plans for improved photo storage, organization, and sharing.
Sean Parker Denies Being Mystery Friend In Peter Thiel's Secret War On Gawker
The tech billionaire says he only recently learned of Thiel's role in financing a series of lawsuits against Gawker Media.
This New Messaging App Talkshow Makes Your Texts Public (Sort Of)
It's more like a public Slack room.
Why Facebook And Mark Zuckerberg Went All In On Live Video
Facebook threw the company behind a massive push to add a slew of new features to its Live video as it takes on Snapchat, Periscope, and traditional television itself. Get ready to broadcast.