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Political Operatives Are Faking Voter Outrage With Millions Of Made-Up Comments To Benefit The Rich And Powerful

A fierce battle over the regulation of the internet was riddled with millions of fake comments in the most prolific known instance of political impersonation in US history.

Jeremy Singer-Vine 13 days ago

It’s Scarily Easy To Track Someone Around A City Via Their Instagram Stories

By cross-referencing just one hour of footage from public webcams with stories taken in Times Square, BuzzFeed News confirmed the full identities of a half dozen people.

Megha Rajagopalan 25 days ago

Federal Agencies Have Been Sending Employees Articles From White Nationalist And Conspiracy Websites For Months

A BuzzFeed News investigation found that an arm of the Justice Department and the Department of Labor have shared stories from VDare, a white nationalist publication, with federal employees on multiple occasions over the last two years.

Hamed Aleaziz One month ago

Trump Says Mar-A-Lago Can’t Find US Workers To Hire. New Documents Show Dozens Applied.

Trump often says his resorts have no choice but to hire foreign guest workers — there just aren’t any Americans to take the jobs. But government records show nearly 60 US residents applied for those jobs, and only one was hired.

Ken Bensinger 5 months ago

Popular Apps In Google's Play Store Are Abusing Permissions And Committing Ad Fraud

Following a BuzzFeed News investigation, Google removed six apps from the Play store that belonged to a major Chinese developer.

Craig Silverman 6 months ago

Democrats Who Really Like More Than One Presidential Candidate Have Found A Temporary Solution: Give Them All Money

A BuzzFeed News analysis shows that donors are willing to give to multiple Democratic presidential candidates, suggesting that voters aren’t worried about a drawn-out primary.

Tarini Parti 6 months ago

Trump Winery Is Trying To Hire 23 More Foreign Guest Workers

Businesses owned by Donald Trump or bearing his name have now sought to hire more than 600 foreign guest workers since he launched his presidential campaign.

Jeremy Singer-Vine 8 months ago

5 Things To Know About Cities’ Failure To Arrest Shooters

The likelihood that police will solve homicides and assaults has plummeted — particularly when the culprit uses a gun, and particularly when the victims are black or Hispanic.

Sarah Ryley 8 months ago

Shoot Someone In A Major US City, And Odds Are You’ll Get Away With It

A shocking number of shootings go unsolved. In some police departments, hundreds of cases aren't investigated at all. A joint investigation by The Trace and BuzzFeed News.

Sarah Ryley 8 months ago

Millions Of Comments About The FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Were Fake. Now The Feds Are Investigating.

People's names and addresses were listed on the FCC's website beside net neutrality comments they didn't make. Now the FBI is interested.

Kevin Collier 10 months ago

The Trump Winery Wants To Hire More Foreign Guest Workers

The Virginia vineyard is owned by Eric Trump, although Donald Trump has previously told reporters that he owns it.

Jeremy Singer-Vine 10 months ago

These Are The Trumpiest Congressional Districts in America

In these 15 House districts, the Trump wave is no fluke.

Jeremy Singer-Vine 11 months ago

A Trump-Branded Resort Wants To Hire 37 More Foreign Workers

Since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign in June 2015, businesses owned by him or bearing his name have sought to hire more than 570 foreign guest workers.

Jeremy Singer-Vine One year ago

Democratic Senators Want An Investigation Into Trump's Air Force One Tours

A letter from four senators demanding more information comes after BuzzFeed News reported that some members of Trump’s private clubs appeared to have received tours.

Tarini Parti One year ago

Private Care Homes Let This Teen Spiral — Until The Day He Died

“If Keys Group had cared for him appropriately, he would still be alive today.”

Richard Holmes One year ago

Danger And Despair Inside Private Children’s Care Homes

Inside Britain’s largest private children’s care homes provider: big rewards for investors and executives, “chaos” and “unhygienic” conditions for children.

Richard Holmes One year ago

Trump's Florida Golf Course Is Looking To Bring In Even More Foreign Workers

Rather than hiring Americans, the Trump National Golf Club is now seeking to bring in two cooks from abroad.

Jessica Garrison One year ago

Trump Golf Club’s Latest Foreign Worker Request: 10 Waiters

Since Trump launched his presidential campaign in June 2015, businesses owned by him or bearing his name have sought to hire more than 530 foreign guest workers.

Jeremy Singer-Vine One year ago

Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Wants To Hire An Additional 38 Foreign Workers

With the latest filings, the club has sought to hire more than 280 temporary foreign workers since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign.

Jeremy Singer-Vine One year ago

Some Members Of Trump's Exclusive Clubs Appear To Have Been Invited To An Air Force One Tour

The invitations would raise more questions about the overlap between Trump's administration and his family’s private businesses.

Tarini Parti One year ago