Facebook Doesn't Deserve Your Information
“We have a responsibility to protect your information," Mark Zuckerberg said in March. "If we can’t, we don’t deserve it."
Kanye's Love For Trump Actually Makes Perfect Sense
Trump and the MAGA lifestyle seem to offer a safe haven to people — like Kanye — who pride themselves on being outsiders and are distrustful of establishment politics.
Facebook Isn’t Sorry — It Just Wants Your Data
Facebook knows us well enough to know the truth: We don’t care enough about our privacy to stop using it.
Apple Insiders Say Nobody Internally Knows What’s Going On With Bloomberg’s China Hack Story
“I don’t know if something like this even exists.”
Inside How A 12-Step Recovery Program For Social Media Addiction Works
“Computers and smartphones and the internet are everywhere, so you can’t run from it for very long,” John, a technology addict in recovery, told me. For more on this story, watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.
Facebook Just Met With Reps From Myanmar, The Philippines, And Sri Lanka To Discuss Its Global Misinformation Problem
The embattled social network discussed enforcing individualized, region-specific policies after learning about cultural differences that make certain countries particularly vulnerable.
Safari’s “Siri Suggested” Search Results Highlighted Conspiracy Sites And Fake News
The Siri Suggested recommendation feature inside Safari promoted Pizzagate videos, Holocaust denier articles, and debunked race science posts.
The Creator Of One Of YouTube’s Top Tween Channels Was Arrested For Molesting A Minor. YouTube Is Keeping The Channel Up.
The arrest raises questions about whether YouTube is taking appropriate precautions to ensure its most vulnerable talent isn’t exploited or abused.
The New Apple Watch Feels Like A Device For A Future That Isn’t Quite Here
It’s a gorgeous piece of technology, but it’s still a total luxury.
Apple Has Permanently Banned Alex Jones' Infowars App From The App Store
Apple's App Store guidelines for developers forbid apps with "content that is offensive, insensitive, upsetting, intended to disgust, or in exceptionally poor taste."
After Multiple Provocations, Twitter Has Banned Alex Jones And Infowars
"We took this action based on new reports of Tweets and videos posted yesterday that violate our abusive behavior policy, in addition to the accounts’ previous violations."
This Group Posed As Russian Trolls And Bought Political Ads On Google. It Was Easy.
Google says it's securing its ad platform against foreign meddlers, but for just $35 researchers posing as Russian trolls were able to run political ads without any hurdles.
Trump Might Regulate Google For Conservative Bias Based On A "Not Scientific" Web Post
The president accused Google of rigging search results against him.
I Used AI To Clone My Voice And Trick My Mom Into Thinking It Was Me
You can watch our journey into the terrifying future of fake news on BuzzFeed News' Follow This series on Netflix.
Jack Dorsey On Deleting Tweets, Banning Trump, And Whether An Unbiased Twitter Can Exist
“There is more than one Twitter...but our product today doesn’t allow you to see that.”
Here's Why Microsoft Threatened To Ban Gab Over Hate Speech
Microsoft gave the free speech social network 48 hours to "remove posts that advocate for ‘ritual death by torture’ and the ‘complete eradication’ of all Jews."
Apple Defends Its Decision To Allow Infowars In The App Store
Apple tried to explain why it removed Infowars' podcasts, but not its app, which features the same content.
Apple Still Hasn't Removed Alex Jones' Infowars App From Its App Store
The Infowars app has been downloaded an estimated 93,000 times in the last month and is currently ranked 37th in the App Store's News category, according to Apptopia.
Facebook Has Removed Alex Jones And Infowars Pages From Its Platform
Facebook has faced months of scrutiny for keeping the conspiracy outlet on the site.