“Facebook's inaction in taking down Trump's post inciting violence makes me ashamed to work here.”
The discredited video has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has spread across the non-English-speaking world.
The Dallas PD's iWatch Dallas app is currently down "due to technical difficulties."
Coronavirus contact tracing apps aren’t government-mandated. But they may be employer-mandated.
Neither platform is more free than the other — but they do have different rules.
Mark Zuckerberg Explains Why Facebook Didn’t Remove A Trump Post Suggesting Violence In Minneapolis Despite Calling It “Divisive"
"Although the post had a troubling historical reference, we decided to leave it up because the National Guard references meant we read it as a warning about state action, and we think people need to know if the government is planning to deploy force."
Black Influencers Are Calling Out Popular Brands For Failing To Address The Deaths Of Unarmed Black People At The Hands Of The Police
"The memes you guys are posting on your pages are just not gonna cut it. Do more. Don’t just be present when it’s time to be lit, on the 'gram.”
We’re Keeping A Running List Of Hoaxes And Misleading Posts About The Nationwide Police Brutality Protests
As thousands protest the death of George Floyd, BuzzFeed News is debunking the hoaxes and disinformation that have been spreading online.
As protesters demonstrate in Minneapolis in response to George Floyd's death, law enforcement agencies have access to a host of surveillance tools that could make it easier to target and find them.
Twitter Put A "Glorifying Violence" Warning Label On Trump And White House Tweets About Minneapolis Protesters
“We've taken action in the interest of preventing others from being inspired to commit violent acts," the social media network said of Trump's tweet.
Trump’s executive order may not do much, but a growing movement of unlikely Republican and Democratic allies are pushing for a real crackdown on tech companies.
Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship, But He’ll Face An Obstacle: Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Trump signed an executive order aimed at stripping Twitter and other social media companies of legal immunity.
“Twitter slapped Trump on the wrist,” law professor Eric Goldman told BuzzFeed News. “Trump responds with an attempt to blow up the entire internet.”
The civil liberties organization is suing the facial recognition company for allegedly violating the privacy of Illinois residents.
Drudge referred roughly 8 million views to the site since November.
Trump’s Campaign And Fox News Are Attacking A Twitter Employee Because They Think He Fact-Checked The President. They Have The Wrong Guy.
“No one person at Twitter is responsible for our policies,” a Twitter spokesperson told BuzzFeed News. “It's unfortunate to see individual employees targeted for company decisions.”
Donald Trump said mail-in ballots are fraudulent. Twitter said that wasn't the case.
A Security Flaw In Qatar's Contact Tracing App Exposed Hundreds Of Thousands Of People's Personal Data
After it was found by Amnesty International, the bug was fixed by the app's developers.
The social media platform is siding with scientists to stop the spread of harmful misinformation about the pandemic. If it can do it now, why wasn't it doing it all along?
Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories Have Circulated For Years. It Took The Coronavirus Pandemic To Turn Him Into A Fake Villain.
After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.
I've had an iPhone for years and I'm just learning this stuff NOW?
When India's Airports Reopen On Monday, They'll Be Pushing Travelers To Use The Government's Controversial Contact Tracing App
Downloading Aarogya Setu won't be mandatory to fly, but Indian authorities will be pushing it.
The sun is out and the lockdowns are beginning to lift. But who is really worth the risk?
We’ve spent more than three years preparing for an information apocalypse. Why couldn’t we stop it with the coronavirus?
These Are The Fake Experts Pushing Pseudoscience And Conspiracy Theories About The Coronavirus Pandemic
A guide to the spin doctors and conspiracy theorists clogging up your social media feed.
Citizens and residents will be required to download the Ehteraz app when “leaving the house for any reason.”
Apple And Google's Coronavirus Tech Won't Actually Do Contact Tracing. Here's Why Exposure Notification Is Different
Exposure notifications and digital contact tracing are two different things. Choosing one or the other could change the course of the pandemic.
Social media analysis reveals a big spike in engagement on anti-vaxxer pages and accounts in the coronavirus pandemic.
Healthy Together was supposed to help the state reopen. But very few people are using it.
Our economy is built on Americans of all class levels buying things. What happens when the ability — and desire — to do so goes away?