Instagram Is Hiding Like Counts From Followers In A Test To See If You’ll Feel Less Horrible
Hide your kids, hide your likes.
A Shooting At A Synagogue Near San Diego Left One Dead And Three Injured
Synagogue attendees were resilient, with one saying, "You can't break us." Meanwhile, police believe the suspected shooter also set fire to a nearby mosque last month.
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.
A ZipRecruiter Executive Has Resigned After Details Of Alleged Sexual Misconduct Surfaced
Eyal Gutentag, CMO of ZipRecruiter, has left the company following a BuzzFeed News story containing new details of alleged sexual misconduct.
Some Google Employees Are Worried For Their Families Following A Measles Case On Campus
“A bit upsetting that I had to find out about this through this Group, via a BuzzFeed News article, rather than from some official Google internal comms,” one employee wrote.
A Measles Case Has Hit Google's Silicon Valley Headquarters
In the midst of a historic US measles outbreak, at least one Google employee walking around the tech giant’s main Silicon Valley campus has been diagnosed.
These Tech Execs Faced #MeToo Allegations. They All Have New Jobs.
Silicon Valley says it’s committed to improving diversity, but high-profile male executives accused of sexual misconduct are getting second chances. Some advocates are wondering why.
WhatsApp's New Tip Line Is Apparently "Not A Helpline” For Fake News At All
A misinformation tip line WhatsApp announced on Tuesday turns out to be primarily for research, not to help users who come across suspicious information, BuzzFeed News has learned.
Apple Just Canceled Its AirPower Wireless Charger
Apple canceled its wireless charging product saying in a statement that it was unable to meet its own standards for design and manufacturing.
Facebook Will Ban White Nationalist And White Supremacist Content
A Facebook spokesperson said that Wednesday's new policies do not cover Holocaust denial, which will still be allowed on the platform to some extent.
Don’t Change Your Birth Year To 2007 On Twitter, Or You’ll Get Blocked Like Me
UNBLOCK ME, YOU COWARDS.
California Congressman Says He's Suing Twitter For Allowing A Parody Account Alleging To Be His Mom
“In 2018, Twitter shadow-banned Plaintiff in order to restrict his free speech and to amplify the abusive and hateful content published and republished by Mair, Devin Nunes’ Mom, Devin Nunes’ cow, Fire Devin Nunes, Devin Nunes Grapes, and others.”
After The Proliferation Of The New Zealand Shooting Video, Reddit Has Banned Two Channels Showing Human Death
The subreddits /r/watchpeopledie and /r/gore have been scrubbed from the popular social networking site after users continued to share video of the tragedy in violation of Reddit’s terms of service.
Two Of Facebook’s Top Execs Are Leaving After The Company Announced A New Vision
The departure of both men named Chris represents a dramatic change at the social network, which just reorganized its leadership structure last March.
The WhatsApp Cofounder Who Sold To Facebook For $19 Billion Tells Students To Delete Facebook
“That’s the bad part. We buy their products. We sign up for these websites. Delete Facebook, right?”
Facebook Removed Elizabeth Warren's Ads Calling For Its Breakup. Then It Put Them Back Up.
“In the interest of allowing robust debate, we are restoring the ads.”
Mark Zuckerberg Tried Hard To Get Facebook Into China. Now The Company May Be Backing Away.
“As we build our infrastructure around the world, we've chosen not to build data centers in countries that have a track record of violating human rights like privacy or freedom of expression,” Zuckerberg wrote on Wednesday.
After A Year Of Hurt, Mark Zuckerberg Unveils A New Privacy-Focused Social Network
“Frankly we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective services.”
After The Discovery Of A Pedophile Ring, YouTube Will Disable Comments On Some Videos Featuring Children
A small number of channels can keep comments enabled, but they must actively moderate them.
Twitter Has Suspended Pro-Trump Conspiracy Theorist Jacob Wohl For Operating Fake Accounts
The accounts appeared to be designed to specifically spread misinformation in the 2020 elections, a source familiar with Twitter's decision told BuzzFeed News.