Cofounder and CEO Brian Chesky said the company will have systems to flag "high-risk reservations" as well as form a "'party house rapid response team."
Gaggle monitors the work and communications of almost 5 million students in the US, and schools are paying big money for its services. Hundreds of company documents unveil a sprawling surveillance industrial complex that targets kids who can’t opt out.
Dozens of journalists, activists, and politicians were spied on in India. The Indian government hasn’t confirmed whether it ordered the hack.
Schools are using a dragnet to scan social media for threats. They're finding a lot of jokes on Twitter.
Students Are Going To Law School For Three Years To Get Executive JDs, But None Of Them Are Becoming Lawyers
A little-known and lightly regulated online school is offering students a three-year degree in the law with just one catch: They won’t be allowed to be lawyers after they graduate.
Apple’s New AirPods Pro Have Better Sound, Fit, And Noise Cancellation — But Not Battery Life Or Price
I covered the new AirPods Pro with my ear filth for the last 24 hours. Here’s how Apple’s new buds sound and feel — and whether they’re worth the cost.
“Black salve” burns through human skin, but Facebook says that groups dedicated to the sham medicine don't violate its community guidelines.
Twitter drops the hammer on political ads ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
"It will be interesting to see how many politicians are looking at porn. And I think they would have some interesting fetishes."
The Buffalo Chronicle paid to promote two of its highly dubious stories about Justin Trudeau.
I can't wait to start overusing the yawning emoji.
As the Australian internet turns 30, digital rights groups are worried that policymakers aren’t paying attention to them.
A new report from human rights group Avaaz has found that “Facebook is being used as a megaphone for hate, pointed directly at vulnerable minorities.”
“The idea that you could disassociate from a policy that consumed the entire department while you were deputy chief of staff is ridiculous,” one former DHS official told BuzzFeed News.
Dozens of accounts were suspended without reason during rare anti-government protests, new research shared with BuzzFeed News shows.
Meet BERT, the machine-powered language processing technology, that Google executives said will better understand the context of search queries.
The rhythms of American life changed in the 2010s. How everything from TV to Trump to Instagram messed with your head just enough that time feels like it melted.
Google Removed Employee Questions About Its Hiring Of A Former DHS Staffer Who Defended The Muslim Travel Ban
“I find it ironic that leadership is worried about the hurt feelings of a single powerful person, but not about the message that their hiring has already sent to Googlers."
BuzzFeed News found no evidence that TikTok blocks pro–Hong Kong democracy videos — or that many American teens were interested in the protests.
"On everyone's videos SOMEONE always comments no wonder my food takes so long."
The CEO struggled to answer basic questions about the site’s policies.
When the former secretary of state accused a candidate barely polling at 2% of being a Russian asset, she showed she had learned nothing from the last election.
Former DHS staffer Miles Taylor once defended a “tough” but “tailored” version of Trump’s controversial travel ban and served under Kirstjen Nielsen during the implementation of the family separation policy at the US–Mexico border.
"Facebook lawyers are, for many dads, the ‘go-to’ place."
The Canadian Election’s Surprise Influencer Is A Buffalo Man Targeting Canadians With Viral Disinformation
Matthew Ricchiazzi has written debunked stories about Canadian politics and once told a US candidate he'd publish "negative articles about [their] opponents" for $400 apiece.
Silicon Valley’s virtuous one wants tech to do as he says, not as he does.
In an interview, the former New York mayor said he doubted online propaganda influenced his actions on Turkey — or anything else.
Here's how Turkish trolls infiltrated American conservative media, spread propaganda, and got Giuliani to fall for it.
Andrew Yang Injected Silicon Valley’s Favorite Economic Idea Into The Democratic Debate. Silicon Valley Isn’t So Happy About That.
Universal basic income seems like an idea whose time has come — except to some of the very people pushing the idea in the first place.
From San Diego to the Philippines, a Republican digital marketing entrepreneur created one of the biggest Facebook scams of all time.