Tech pundits predicted bots would change the way humans talk to computers, but the bots launched in 2016 could barely keep up their side of the conversation.
Looking back at some of the most powerful and eye-catching pictures we published this year.
A year of exploding tech, unrelenting hacks, and countercultural forces.
For a time, "We’re just a platform” was a handy excuse for the unexpected consequences of Silicon Valley's most important companies. But this year it stopped working.
One fake news entrepreneur says we should expect even more Trump hoaxes in 2017
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.
An emoji-filled journey into one woman's fight against Trump, trolls, and a giant butt.
From the world's greatest gymnast to the world's youngest dictator, these were some of our favorite profiles of the year.
Mysterious maladies, Montreal melons, Munchausen's and matricide, music mavericks, momentous mass murders, and more of our favorite stories from the past year.
Just your daily reminder that Chris Pratt is the best.
Loving husband + devoted dad = HOT.
Here are the most moving, unnerving, infuriating, revelatory, and memorable crime stories published by BuzzFeed News in 2016.
We'll probably be talking about them next year too, tbh.
Twitter dokumentiert die großen Tragödien unserer Zeit.
From all of us at Tasty, we wish you the best 2017!
"How to spot a brit: 1) shout out '0800 00' 2) wait until someone shouts '1066'
Insta accounts everyone should be scrolling.
Stolen toilets, huge cocks, furious deer...oh, Scotland. What on Earth would we do without you?
Did you tag one of these places in your Insta this year?
These are the books that captivated us this year. Ranked in no particular order.
Protect them at all costs.