I Thought My Job Was To Report On Technology In India. Instead, I Got A Front-Row Seat To The Decline Of My Democracy.
I love writing about tech. But covering how a Hindu nationalist government is using it to destroy a secular democracy isn’t what I signed up for.
Around 3,200 Amazon workers cast ballots in the pivotal election, which marked the closest that one of the company’s US warehouses has come to unionizing.
Why Do A Bunch Of Nigerian Twitter Influencers Want This Alleged Money Launderer To Go Free? They’re Being Paid.
Alex Saab may be extradited to the United States — but he has some unlikely allies.
Months after banning militias from its platform, Facebook continued to categorize people as being interested in them.
The NYPD has said that it never had a relationship with the facial recognition company, “formally or informally.” These documents say otherwise.
Your Local Police Department Might Have Used This Facial Recognition Tool To Surveil You. Find Out Here.
Search through BuzzFeed News’ database to find out if the police department in your community is among the hundreds of taxpayer-funded entities that used Clearview AI’s facial recognition.
How A Facial Recognition Tool Found Its Way Into Hundreds Of US Police Departments, Schools, And Taxpayer-Funded Organizations
A BuzzFeed News investigation has found that employees at law enforcement agencies across the US ran thousands of Clearview AI facial recognition searches — often without the knowledge of the public or even their own departments.
We will never find out how babby was formed.
Because there was no end in sight, the pandemic paused the idea of a future where the tech disruption would end, the economy would level out, and we'd ascend to our final post–social media forms. And some things looked ridiculous inside.
The US Labor Board Isn’t Strong Enough To Protect Workers From Amazon. Some Union Organizers Want To Go Around It.
In the lead-up to the biggest union vote in Amazon’s history, the company has already shown it can break the rules and get away with it.
A millennial stay-at-home mom from South Carolina, a gay couple from Texas, and a social worker in New York believed in QAnon. Now that Biden is president, they’re not sure where to go from here.
Cross-Slack messaging is here — with some glaring privacy loopholes.
A new report identified more than 200 militia pages and groups on Facebook as of March 18, more than two months after the insurrection at the Capitol.
Brands Are Cutting Ties With David Dobrik Following Allegations Of Misconduct Against The Vlog Squad
DoorDash, HelloFresh, and EA Sports are among the companies to announce they will no longer work with the YouTuber.
“We have identified youth work as a priority for Instagram and have added it to our H1 priority list,” reads an internal Instagram post obtained by BuzzFeed News.
“I cannot emphasize this enough: This cannot read your brain,” Facebook exec Andrew Bosworth told BuzzFeed News.
Amazon is promoting COVID conspiracy books around the world.
In a Thursday presentation, Facebook executives told employees the company isn’t to blame for social division in the country. One researcher said some polarization can be a good thing, citing the civil rights movement.
Politicians in Congress are talking about returning to the days of robust anti-monopoly enforcement.
For decades, many of us have been building a future where we could be connected while apart. COVID made that necessary. Turns out I hate it.
If Twitter muting stopped working for you, you’re not alone.
His resignation comes amid new revelations of entanglements with Nextdoor and the Walton Foundation.
A theory circulating on TikTok argues someone is just taking a picture of influencers holding up their phones.
Ghost boxes in Zillow's maps of cities like Chicago and Cincinnati appear to mark the homes bulldozed to build freeways — and the neighborhoods that were displaced in the process.
The New York Times columnist has been using his perch to promote the Weave Project — without disclosing his potential conflicts of interest to his readers.
The livestream feature has expanded from two to four people at once.
Brooks also appeared in a Facebook-produced video panel used to promote an NYU study of Facebook Groups funded by the social media giant.
Facebook Vice President Andrew Bosworth told employees that the company is evaluating the legal and privacy issues around facial recognition for its upcoming wearable gadget.
Embraced by India's right-wing government, Koo has given a platform to anti-Muslim hostility.
Facebook’s rules to combat misinformation and hate speech are subject to the whims and political considerations of its CEO and his policy team leader.