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Here’s Why Authors All Tweet An Ugly Screenshot From The Same Websites

Hard-to-read screenshots of paywalled book industry websites dominate Literary Twitter.

Katie Notopoulos • One day ago

Google Has A Secret Page That Records All The Things You've Bought Online

Gmail's "Purchases" page collects and sorts out all of your online shopping and in-app purchase receipts.

Katie Notopoulos • 8 days ago

We Talked To Parents Who Mooch Their Kids' Netflix Logins

Only fair, I suppose, considering they gave you life and raised you and all.

Katie Notopoulos • 15 days ago

Instagram Will Use AI To Filter Anti-Vax Content

The company plans to police anti-vaccine misinformation by flagging it with pop-ups similar to those it uses for content related to self-harm.

Katie Notopoulos • 18 days ago

Friendzoners Rejoice, Facebook Is Helping You Date Your Friends

“Secret Crush” will let you pick a Facebook friend you like, and if they like you back, you’ll be notified.

Katie Notopoulos • 25 days ago

インフルエンサーも自動化の時代?:ボットを提供するサービスが登場

レストランの宣伝と引き換えに無料の食事を得るため、あるデータサイエンティストが、100%自動化されたInstagramアカウントをつくった。顧客にも同様のサービスを提供している。

Katie Notopoulos • 27 days ago

I Love Facebook’s Video Chatting Device Because I’m Drunk On Dumb Bitch Juice

I set up the critically reviled device in the BuzzFeed office and every one was utterly, truly delighted with it.

Katie Notopoulos • 29 days ago

Facebook Showed Me My Data Is Everywhere And I Have Absolutely No Control Over It

A transparency tool on Facebook inadvertently provides a window into the confusing maze of companies you’ve never heard of who appear to have your data.

Katie Notopoulos • One month ago

Patagonia Is Refusing To Sell Its Iconic Power Vests To Some Financial Firms

Sorry, Wall Street. The vest purveyor of choice for tech and finance bros now is prioritizing bulk orders of corporate swag to mission-driven companies.

Katie Notopoulos • One month ago

Apple Wants To Remind Us It Isn’t Screwing Us Over On Privacy Like Everyone Else

Apple wants to be the only tech company we can trust.

Katie Notopoulos • 2 months ago

Being An Instagram Influencer Is Hard Work, So This Guy Made A Bot To Do It For Him

A data engineer who created a 100% automated Instagram account to earn free meals at restaurants looking for promotion is offering his services to clients too.

Katie Notopoulos • 2 months ago

Apple's New AirPods Are Here

Wireless charging cases, hands-free Siri, and a longer talk time.

Katie Notopoulos • 2 months ago
Katie Notopoulos • 2 months ago

Coffee Meets Bagel Dating App Announces Data Breach On Valentine's Day

If you're still alone on Valentine's Day, don't worry: at least a hacker has your name and email.

Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago

Kids YouTube Star Blippi “Regrets” The Viral Video In Which He Poops All Over His Friend

Before he was Blippi, a Mister Rogers for the YouTube age, he was Steezy Grossman, and he pooped on his friend.

Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago
Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago

E-Scooters Sent Hundreds Of People In Southern California To The ER, A Study Shows

Urgent care and ERs were seeing patients with injuries from Bird and Lime scooters, but no one knew just how common it was — until now.

Katie Notopoulos • 4 months ago

People Said This Instagram Influencer's "Tour" Was Fyre Fest 2. Here's Her Side Of The Story.

“I said I didn’t plan this because I’m dumb, but that’s not true. I didn’t plan well because I didn't know,” Instagram influencer Caroline Calloway told BuzzFeed News. UPDATE: The tour is back on.

Katie Notopoulos • 4 months ago

Flickr Is Deleting Your Photos Soon. Here’s How To Save Them.

After Feb. 5, Flickr will start deleting old photos on free accounts with over 1,000 pics.

Katie Notopoulos • 4 months ago

CES Gave A Sex Toy An Award, And Then Disqualified It…Because It’s A Sex Toy

A robotic sex toy was selected as an honoree for the Consumer Electronics Show’s Innovation Awards, until CES said it was "obscene."

Katie Notopoulos • 4 months ago