Trolls Are Reuploading YouTube Kids Shows With A Clip That Encourages Self-Harm
Parents are finding and flagging popular kids content with a clip edited in of another YouTuber joking about telling children how to cut themselves.
Roger Stone Posted A Photo Of The Judge Presiding Over His Case Next To Crosshairs
Stone deleted the post and published a statement saying, "any inference that this was meant to somehow threaten the Judge or disrespect court is categorically false."
Twitter Just Removed A Tweet From An Account Linked To Iran’s Supreme Leader, Raising Enforcement Questions
Twitter has previously used a newsworthiness standard to defend its refusal to apply abuse and harassment rules to President Donald Trump’s account.
Primaries Are Where Politics Happens Today, And That's Why The Amazon Deal Died
The old cliché is all politics is local. Today, our most meaningful politics happens during the primaries — and that's what doomed Amazon in New York.
Bumble’s CEO Told BuzzFeed News Her Apps Have Become Their “Own Form Of Government”
Now with 50 million users, Whitney Wolfe’s Bumble apps are surfing a Serena Williams Super Bowl ad into a new wave of hype.
Here's How One Of Facebook's Biggest Anti-Vax Communities Built Its Massive Network
There currently do not seem to be any policies or regulations against promoting anti-vaccination content via Facebook ads.
Twitter Suspended A DC Think Tank For Violating Its Rules Against Fake Accounts
BuzzFeed News previously revealed the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology was using fake accounts to promote its work. Now it's under scrutiny again.
Instacart Workers’ Revolt Over Tips Reveals A Big Problem For The Gig Economy
Companies like Instacart, DoorDash, and Uber rely on workers to report problems with the app, creating an opening for both regulators and the public to criticize them.
Amazon Filed A Patent Application For Tech That Could Link You To Your Identity And Job
The Rekognition technology could one day scan your face, identify who you are, use visual cues to figure out the kind of work you do, and potentially track you as you move around.
We Asked New Yorkers For Their Messages To Jeff Bezos After Amazon Scrapped Its HQ Plans
"Dear Jeff, I'm glad I was spared the dick pics. Please find another community to extort."
The White House Announced A National Emergency Using The Notes App
“Trump is gonna declare World War 3 in a comment on HQ Trivia.”
Coffee Meets Bagel Dating App Announces Data Breach On Valentine's Day
If you're still alone on Valentine's Day, don't worry: at least a hacker has your name and email.
Kids YouTube Star Blippi “Regrets” The Viral Video In Which He Poops All Over His Friend
Before he was Blippi, a Mister Rogers for the YouTube age, he was Steezy Grossman, and he pooped on his friend.
A Dust Storm Has Killed NASA’s Longest-Lived Mars Rover
The Opportunity rover landed on the red planet with its twin, Spirit, in 2004.
If You Just Lost A Bunch Of Followers On Instagram, Don’t Panic, It’s Actually Because Of A Bug
Instagram said they are working to resolve the bug as quickly as possible.
Apple Has A Repair Problem In The World's Second Largest Smartphone Market
There are no Apple stores yet in India, and iPhone users have been stranded with third-party service providers, who they say do not live up to the premium brand’s promise in the rest of the world.
Amazon Bought A Router Company You've Never Heard Of. Here Is Why It's A Huge Deal.
Experts are concerned about what Amazon’s acquisition of Eero means for consumer privacy.
Apple Plans News Event For March 25
The company is expected to show off a long-rumored news subscription service.
Pro-Trump Activists Are Boosting A Twitter App Used By Banned Personalities And It Appears To Have Already Stalled
“Twitter was successful because of conservatives. Because of Donald Trump tweeting. Because of people like me and Charlie (Kirk) tweeting.”
The American Hackers Accused Of Murdering A Young Woman In The Philippines Pleaded Not Guilty
Mir Islam and Troy Woody Jr., changed their story yet again about the circumstances surrounding the death of Tomi Masters.
I Was A Facebook Fact-Checker. It Was Like Playing A Doomed Game Of Whack-A-Mole.
Trying to stem the tsunami of fake news was like battling the Hydra — every time we cut off a virtual head, two more would grow in its place.
This Real Estate Listing Is Normal Until You Get To The Sex Dungeon
50 Shades of Maple Glen, PA.
Twitter Is About To Be Questioned About Political Bias By India’s Nationalist Government. The Company Is Denying It.
Twitter says that it doesn’t let users’ political ideologies influence its policies, three days before being questioned by a Parliamentary Committee in India.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos Claims The National Enquirer Tried To Blackmail Him Over Dick Pics
"Rather than capitulate to extortion and blackmail, I’ve decided to publish exactly what they sent me, despite the personal cost and embarrassment they threaten."
Update Your iPhone ASAP — There's Now A Fix For The Group FaceTime Bug
You should update your iPhone's iOS software as soon as possible.
Google Is Pulling Websites From Searches At Russia's Request
The search giant's decision is the latest example of US tech giants working to stay on foreign countries' good sides.
Germany Has Told Facebook To Change The Way It Gathers Data
A government watchdog ruled the social network has abused its market dominance. Facebook will appeal the decision.
This Altered Photo Of Women Lawmakers In KKK Hoods Is Spreading And Twitter Is Refusing To Stop It
Twitter's own policy states that it doesn't allow “symbols historically associated with hate groups.”
Amazon Recorded Video Of A Seller's Face For Identification Purposes
“We will record a 5-second video of your face.... To proceed, enable access to your webcam.”
After Scrutiny, Instacart Will End Its Controversial Tipping Policy
The company’s decision to stop using customer tips to cover a guaranteed pay minimum for delivery workers follows an organized labor campaign and pressure from elected officials.