There’s not a way to block people, so harassers can share you on unwanted files.
"I feel threatened and outraged," Zhou Fengsuo, who left China after the Tiananmen Square protests, told BuzzFeed News.
There's little indication who's behind the hack or hacks, but they don't seem interested in exposing Germany's far right.
A new rule requiring Airbnb hosts in New York to disclose rental information to the city is being blocked until litigation over the ordinance is resolved.
The company also blamed weakened iPhone sales on customers taking advantage of a $30 battery replacement program.
A BuzzFeed News analysis found that 50 of the biggest fake stories of 2018 generated roughly 22 million total shares, reactions, and comments on Facebook.
Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Has “Altered Its DNA” As He Reflects On His 2018 Goal To Fix The Company
You might think Facebook had a bad year in 2018. But CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a year-end post that at least progress was made.
But it didn’t keep people from shopping on Amazon.
This was the year of Monster ham, the Gorilla Channel, and a whole lot of anti-immigrant hoaxes.
New York Times reporter Scott Shane spoke at an event organized by the group who ran a disinformation op aimed at helping defeat Roy Moore in Alabama.
The databases at Marriott, Facebook, and more were breached this year. Here’s how to secure your account and protect yourself from identity theft.
Don’t worry, guys, everything is back to normal now.
Silicon Valley at last conceded this year that things in India and other developing markets were far from rosy.
India Wants Tech Platforms To Break Encryption And Remove Content The Government Thinks Is "Unlawful"
It is not clear whether India will now choose to be a leader in privacy or mass surveillance, sources told BuzzFeed News.
The Histories Of Today's Wars Are Being Written On Facebook And YouTube. But What Happens When They Get Taken Down?
Investigators depend on photos and videos posted online from war zones. But takedowns by Facebook and YouTube are putting the war crimes prosecutions of the future at risk.
How on earth are you still eating salad at this point?
The accusations that China steals secrets from companies and gives the secrets to its own businesses isn't new, but a joint international condemnation is.
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The injunction follows a finding by a German court that Apple is infringing on Qualcomm's intellectual property.
Three New York City Council members are introducing legislation to prevent the city from signing nondisclosure agreements during negotiations with corporations.
People are still mad about cleaning fees that can double the cost of renting a room.
Mark Zuckerberg began the year promising that he would fix Facebook. He didn’t, and 2018 has only presented more problems.
Telling a company you want out doesn’t necessarily mean it stops collecting, or even sharing, your data.
Facebook provided developers with tools to build Facebook-compatible apps like Tinder, Grindr, and Pregnancy+. Those apps have been quietly sending sensitive user data to Facebook.
Negative articles and comments about Trump were censored on the Chinese internet as recently as this summer. But now the floodgates appear to be open.
“Google doesn’t really have any incentive to clean up its own app store,” said one child advocate.
The social network also allowed Microsoft’s search engine Bing to see the names of nearly all users’ friends without their consent, according to a report.
Twitter Just Released A New "Sparkle" Button To Switch Between Algorithmic And Chronological Timelines
Now you can quickly switch between the two timelines with a new "sparkle" icon.
Some of these things may change your life.