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The Baraboo Nazi Prom Photo Shocked The World. The City’s Response Shocked Its Residents.

The intentions behind the Nazi salute photograph seen around the world were hardly as sinister as they first appeared. But in Trump and Twitter’s America, as one small Midwestern town discovered, image is everything.

Joseph Bernstein • 21 days ago

オンラインの裏社会にいざなわれ、フィリピンで殺された女性

インディアナ州出身のトミー・マスターズ(23)は、大麻ビジネスでの成功を夢見てカリフォルニア州へ移り住んだ。そこで出会ったハッカーにオンライン裏社会へいざなわれた結果、変わり果てた姿でフィリピンの川に浮かぶことになった。

Joseph Bernstein • One month ago

Survey: 51% Of Tech Industry Workers Believe President Trump Has A Point About The Media Creating Fake News

A new study by BuzzFeed News and Lucid surveyed tech workers on their attitudes toward the media. The results show deep skepticism toward the press, and concerns about the role of identity politics in coverage.

Joseph Bernstein • One month ago

Bumble’s CEO Told BuzzFeed News Her Apps Have Become Their “Own Form Of Government”

Now with 50 million users, Whitney Wolfe’s Bumble apps are surfing a Serena Williams Super Bowl ad into a new wave of hype.

Joseph Bernstein • 2 months ago

The American Hackers Accused Of Murdering A Young Woman In The Philippines Pleaded Not Guilty

Mir Islam and Troy Woody Jr., changed their story yet again about the circumstances surrounding the death of Tomi Masters.

Joseph Bernstein • 2 months ago

"Down The Rabbit Hole I Go": How A Young Woman Followed Two Hackers' Lies To Her Death

Tomi Masters was a 23-year-old from Indiana who moved to California with dreams of making it big in the cannabis business. Then she met a hacker who introduced her to a dark new world of digital manipulation, suspicion, paranoia, and fear — one that swallowed her alive and left her floating in a river in the Philippines.

Joseph Bernstein • 2 months ago

Apple Ordered To Stop Selling Some iPhones In Germany

The injunction follows a finding by a German court that Apple is infringing on Qualcomm's intellectual property.

Joseph Bernstein • 4 months ago

25 Things BuzzFeed News Tried And Loved In 2018

Some of these things may change your life.

Katie Notopoulos • 4 months ago

Meet Coyote Peterson, YouTube's King Of Stings. Is He Animal Planet's Next Big Dog?

Coyote Peterson made himself into one of YouTube’s biggest stars by subjecting himself to the most painful stings in the world. Now he’s making the move to cable TV, and he wants to quit getting bitten. Will his fans stick around?

Joseph Bernstein • 4 months ago

This Document Is Some Of The Research Facebook Commissioned On George Soros

Definers’ research for Facebook on billionaire George Soros has never been published before. You can read one of those documents here.

Ryan Mac • 4 months ago
Joseph Bernstein • 4 months ago

The Unsatisfying Truth About Hateful Online Rhetoric And Violence

Two angry men submerged themselves in the far-right internet. One committed murder. The other walked away. Why?

Joseph Bernstein • 5 months ago

Google Employees Around The World Are Walking Out To Protest Sexual Misconduct

Google employees around the world coordinated a walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Matthew Champion • 5 months ago

Amazon Has Pulled Its Ads From Bloomberg Over China Hack Story

Sources say both Amazon and Apple are taking retributive measures against the outlet that alleged they were hacked by China.

Joseph Bernstein • 5 months ago

Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Calling For Bloomberg To Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story

"I feel they should retract their story. There is no truth in their story about Apple. They need to do the right thing."

John Paczkowski • 6 months ago

Apple Is Holding Its Fall iPad Event In Brooklyn

It’s the first time the world’s most valuable company has held a big product announcement in the Big Apple.

Joseph Bernstein • 6 months ago

Twitter Won’t Suspend Louis Farrakhan For His Tweet Comparing Jews To Insects

The company had previously removed Farrakhan’s special verified status after a previous anti-Semitic tweet.

Joseph Bernstein • 6 months ago

“Living In Your Head Rent-Free” Is The Perfect Insult Of Our Times

Once a piece of anodyne personal advice, the phrase has become a catchall insult that expresses some of our darkest fears about the internet attention economy and the people who thrive there.

Joseph Bernstein • 6 months ago

Devils' Advocate: Meet The Lawyer Fighting To Keep Nazis And Trolls On Twitter

Lawyer Mark Randazza is a free speech crusader for some of the internet's vilest characters, who have run afoul of social networks. Is he fighting for a time-tested principle, or an American dogma that has run its course?

Joseph Bernstein • 7 months ago

A Leaked Video Shows Google Leadership Reacting To Trump's 2016 Election Win

The footage will likely add fuel to conservative arguments that Silicon Valley is arrayed against the right.

Joseph Bernstein • 7 months ago