TikTok’s Obsession With The Gabby Petito Case Is Sparking A Debate Over How Much True Crime Fans Are Really Helping
A woman who was impacted by a high-profile crime in the past is calling out online sleuths while police are questioning why some people with potentially key information are turning to social media first.
Petito’s death has been ruled a homicide, but forensic testing is still underway to confirm the manner of death.
In this week's newsletter: IG missed a big opportunity to mint its own creators on a worldwide stage, and imagining how Apple Fitness+ will learn from/come for Peloton.
Wealth is omnipresent on the new Hulu reality series The D’Amelio Show, and in the lives of powerhouse influencer families generally. So why won’t they address it?
The infant was unresponsive when the flight landed in Philadelphia, and she was later pronounced dead at a hospital, authorities said.
In this week's newsletter: These misfortunes revealed how many handshake deals are still taking place between brand and influencer; And an ode to fitness YouTuber Chloe Ting, who said she feels like she's being chased off of the platform.
Influencers Say A Sex Toy Company Has Been Hiring Them To Market Its Products But Delaying Paying Them
Creators who have worked with Ooh! Companion on sponsored content deals told BuzzFeed News they have spent weeks or months chasing down payments from the brand, with some saying they were only paid after threatening legal action.
A Woman Re-Created The Iconic Nicole Kidman Divorce Look To Celebrate Her Own Divorce Being Finalized
Liz Maupin said the 2001 photo of Kidman represented "relief and freedom."
In this week's newsletter: OnlyFans missed two opportunities to acknowledge the damage it caused to creators who helped bring them to investors' tables. Plus, Taylor Swift is on TikTok and I am optimistic about it.
People who operate on the fringes of Instagram’s community guidelines say they’ve resorted to desperate measures after losing their accounts, turning to dealers who say they have a back door to the platform.
The conference was supposed to be hosted by TikTok for the first time. Organizers are still planning for a 2022 in-person event.
In this week's newsletter, I grapple with the industry moving toward faster lines of e-commerce, which is natural, for how unnaturally automaton-like the shopping experience will become.
In one part of this week's newsletter: The fitness company is prioritizing personalities first, and it's kind of brilliant, IMO.
The concertgoer who shot the viral TikTok hopes viewers will take this as an opportunity to learn about sign language and the culture around it.
The victim, a 24-year-old man, sustained serious injuries that left him hospitalized.
In one part of this week's newsletter: Why the popular YouTube genre feels more and more antiquated and more harmful than entertaining.
In one part of this week's newsletter: Despite all the cynicism I have about social media, Olympians sharing their experiences in Tokyo is one of the best uses of it.
A historic and legitimizing moment for both sports was captured in epic, epic shots of athletes from around the world.
A spokesperson for the Bail Project told BuzzFeed News the artist reached out to the organization to do this because he's "personally felt the effects of incarceration in his own family."
The Tension Between Making Viral Content And The Reality Of Private People Just Trying To Get On With Their Days
In one part of this week's newsletter: We could all unintentionally become the main character of someone else's photo or video. But what if you're having a crummy day?