December 29, 2016
♫ I'm just telling the truth ♫
The only thing worse than sharting is sharting on a date. Enjoy!
Fake news. Apple versus the FBI. Twitter's abuse problem. 2016 was as bizarre online as it was IRL, and BuzzFeed Tech chronicled it all. Here are our 33 biggest and best stories of the year.
"Four rounds, four players, let's do this."
Time to find out!
Is it a *turn on* or a *turn off* situation?
De tal madre, tal hija.
Las cuentas se hacían pasar por la BBC.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises is not happy with a one-woman play where Cindy Lou Who recounts how she fell in love with the Grinch, became pregnant with his child, and eventually ate his dog.
The company behind the popular toys said they do not "use foul language" (but did not deny they could be taught such language).
People are applauding Cheryl's "extra" parenting methods.
The situation at the UN last week that got President-elect Trump tweeting has been in the making for years now.
*whole body tingles*
I guess you could say that diplomacy's not all that it's...quacked up to be?
I want beds made of throw pillows and forts make of fleece!
No more bipartisan consensus. “It’s always been: ‘Somebody’s going to be ethnically cleansed and it ain’t going to be me,’” says an architect of the new Republican policy.
[insert Arthur's clenched fist here]
Here's everything you missed today!
The accounts impersonated the BBC.
They're the best.
¡Mantente activo con este simple reto para hacer ejercicio!
"Yes, a form of edit is def needed," Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to have jumped at the chance to use the Syria conflict to woo Turkey, a NATO ally, from the US and resolve the Syrian war, something the US, UN and EU have failed to do.
As the tech industry navigates the first year of the Trump era, old conflicts over encryption and net neutrality will likely resurface, along with unsettled disputes over surveillance, censorship, and the spread of information.
It was reported on Thursday that the conservative writer had signed a $250,000 book deal with a Simon & Schuster imprint. His previous publishing effort, however, was less impressive.
She announced it on Reddit, of course.
You're kids are gonna love these!
Wicker benches, linoleum floors, table lamps, KitchenAid mixers, you name it.
"My children worried that I might accidentally touch something."
The US is expelling 35 Russian operatives and has levied sanctions against the nation's two main intelligence agencies after it accused the Russian government of hacking Democrats to help Trump win the election. Putin said Friday that he would wait to respond until after Trump takes office.
Long before Brangelina and Jennifer Aniston, Debbie Reynolds provided the template for how to become the heroine in the scandal that was swirling around her.
"Am I doing this right?"
I’m Christmas, and I’m here to sleigh.
"Maybe I'm not conscious yet that I'm only wearing a man thong and paint."
From Beauty and the Beast to Blade Runner 2049, and A Series of Unfortunate Events to Big Little Lies, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to be excited about. In chronological order!
"Always wanted to travel back in time to try fighting a younger version of yourself? Software development is the career for you!"
Forever "on my way."
Depuis, Cosmopolitan a supprimé le visuel incriminé. «On n’a pas forcément choisi la bonne formulation», explique la web éditrice à BuzzFeed News.
A shirt, within a shirt, within a shirt...
I'm an oatmeal cookie convert, y'all.
Here's what our editors, writers, and readers loved this year.
From The Walking Dead to Tiny House fever.
Our picks for the best in black entertainment this year.
"We must make sure icons and trailblazers like her are not forgotten."
From Mexico to Libya to Nigeria to the Philippines, it was a year of war and endurance, of tragedy and hope. BuzzFeed World was there.
Obviamente este estilo es apto para guerreras.
If you don't know where to start...start here!
Les équipes de Jean-Marc Morandini pratiquent massivement le plagiat pour alimenter son site internet consacré à l'actu de la santé.
More than 100 federal judgeships will be vacant when Donald Trump becomes president — a higher number than the past two presidents had when they took office.
Shoulder to shoulder.
"Beep boop, boop beep" — all the products in this post are talking to you in futuristic robot language.
On peut enfin trouver de précieuses ressources sur la toile sans parler anglais.
2016 was the best year Britney had in like 10 years.
And Percy has ZERO remorse for it.
Hay que fablistanear mazo.
¿La millor terreta del món? ¿Para quién?
BRB moving to Berlin.
From Blac Chyna's rise to the end of Brangelina.
¿Dónde demonios están?
Pasaremos de los 90 a los 80 en un abrir y cerrar de ojos.
One-quarter of Americans say people should never be allowed to change their legal gender, half of Brazilians know a transgender person, and lots more from a BuzzFeed News/Ipsos survey in 23 countries around the world.
Here's how BuzzFeed News and the polling firm Ipsos, in partnership with UCLA Law School’s Williams Institute, conducted an international survey of attitudes on transgender rights.
Lets not even argue about this, New Year's Eve is the most fun. Presented by Getty Images.
Thanks to platforms like Instagram, a global network of women are changing the way people longboard, and the skaters behind the movement say they’re just getting started.
Deals at Nasty Gal, H&M, Anima Causa, and more!
I'm late, I'm late for a very important date! No time to say hello, goodbye! I'm late, I'm late, I'm late!
Lots of celebrities lip-synching and singing in cars this year.
It's The Festive Gooch.
«Nous ne sommes pas des objets ni des prix. Nous sommes des REINES.»
"Somehow, it seems, regardless of how we look LITERALLY EVERY WOMAN THINKS SHE'S FAT. All of us want to lose weight, we hate our bodies."
The Hindi film industry is eager to tackle complex subjects and tell progressive stories, but is unable to break free of economics, which unfortunately still relies on male stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan.
Like mother, like daughter.
Los García mandáis en España, eso está claro.
Thirty-six children, 11 of whom are 14 years old, have launched a legal bid after their applications for asylum in the UK were rejected following the clearout of the Calais camp.
Quelle est la chose dont vous vous souvenez qu'une jeune personne ne comprendrait pas?
Última hora: MADRID.
Enfants qui fument, publicités racistes et femmes nues à la télé en pleine journée.
Spoiler: il n'existe pas.
Bienvenue dans nos vies.
Même la pizza ne mérite pas qu'on se crame la bouche.
¿Tres minutos para ducharte, cepillarte los dientes y vestirte? Fetén.
"Should I spend all my 100s before this happens?"
The sub-ed is probably also quite done with 2016.
Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds died at 84, just a day after her daughter's death. These photos show their relationship as mother and daughter over the decades.
La leyenda de Hollywood que actuó durante casi 70 años fue trasladada a un hospital el miércoles después de quejarse de problemas respiratorios.
Burke Ramsey is suing over the documentary The Case Of: JonBenét Ramsey, in which experts theorized that he could have killed his younger sister.
Can you believe it's been 10 years since they came out?
♫ Secretly I think you knew ♫
"The whole age of computer has made it where nobody knows exactly what is going on."
"Debbie Reynolds helped light my passion for performing with Singin' in The Rain. She will always be an icon. Rest with Carrie, Debbie."
The Hollywood legend, who acted for nearly 70 years, was taken to the hospital Wednesday after reportedly complaining of breathing problems.
You've been warned.
After years of rejecting the "media company" label, Twitter is indulging in some decidedly media company behaviors — hiring editors, broadcasting breaking news notifications, and airing premium live video.
A tongue to lick your cat, juicer, cactus piñata, and 18 other things you’ll want to add to your wish list ASAP.
"This is not the car I ordered!"
Proof that age ain't nothing but a number.
Ready in 15 minutes, tops!
Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising in the ranking. This week: a beautiful calendar, car organizers, an owl-shaped night-light, and more!
That baby isn't supposed to go there!
From emotional moments at Ikea to Twitter rants, no one knows how to do Yeezy quite like Yeezy.
If you had the keys to the kingdom.
The best misheard lyrics from the worst year ever.
Inequality will increase, working practices will be less secure, and public services will be under further strain, according to a new report.