We Asked A Bunch Of People Why They’ve Ghosted Someone They Dated

"Dump people the way you want to be dumped."

Lam Thuy Vo • 2 months ago

How Do You Calculate The Emotional Cost Of Ghosting Someone?

A data-driven exploration of ghosting: how we ghost, why we ghost, and what emotional debt we owe the people we date.

Lam Thuy Vo • 2 months ago

Been Ghosted? Ghosted Someone? Take Our Survey!

We’re working on a story about ghosting and online dating and would love to hear about your experiences.

Lam Thuy Vo • 2 months ago

A Medical Review Shows An Alabama Black Man Who Was Mistakenly Killed By Police Was Shot In The Back

Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. "posed no threat to the off-duty Hoover Police Department officer who killed him," according to a statement from the family's lawyer.

Lam Thuy Vo • 3 months ago

Police Have Arrested The Suspect In An Alabama Mall Shooting, One Week After They Killed The Wrong Man For It

Alabama police incorrectly thought Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. opened fire at a shopping center and killed him at the scene. They’ve now arrested another man for the shooting.

Lam Thuy Vo • 3 months ago

“Release The Video”: The Family Of A Black Man Whom Police Killed Is Demanding Evidence Be Made Public

“The family has no trust in the narrative that is offered by the police,” said the family’s attorney.

Lam Thuy Vo • 3 months ago

Alabama Police Said They Killed A Mall Shooting Suspect, Then Said He Probably Wasn’t The Shooter

“We regret that our initial media release was not totally accurate, but new evidence indicates that it was not.”

Lam Thuy Vo • 4 months ago

So, Um, Julie Andrews Is Going To Be In “Aquaman” Playing Some Kind Of Sea Creature And People Are Here For It

“Who knew that Aquaman would have the real Mary Poppins this Christmas?” producer Peter Safran said.

Lam Thuy Vo • 4 months ago

This Teen Wrote An Award-Winning Essay About Gun Violence. Then A Stray Bullet Killed Her In Her Home.

“In the city in which I live, I hear and see examples of chaos almost every day," Milwaukee teen Sandra Parks wrote. "Little children are victims of senseless gun violence.”

Lam Thuy Vo • 4 months ago

She Paid A Lawyer Thousands Of Dollars To Apply For A Green Card. She Got A Deportation Order Instead.

Edith Duran fell victim to one of the most common and effective frauds that play off the hopes and fears of vulnerable undocumented immigrants: The “10-year law.”

Lam Thuy Vo • 5 months ago

How Facebook Failed The Rohingya In Myanmar

The UN calls Myanmar’s treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority a genocide, and says Facebook has done little to tackle hate speech. Analysis by BuzzFeed News sheds new light on Facebook's failures.

Megha Rajagopalan • 6 months ago

They Played Dominoes Outside Their Apartment For Decades. Then The White People Moved In And Police Started Showing Up.

“This used to be a bad neighborhood.” Two areas of New York City that have recently gentrified have a corresponding high rate of quality-of-life complaints, which sometimes draws police attention.

Lam Thuy Vo • 8 months ago

The Bodies Of Thousands Of Potential Hurricane Victims Have Been Burned In Puerto Rico

Identifying deaths related to Hurricane Maria could provide families with access to FEMA funeral funds and could also change what insurance benefits a family gets.

Nidhi Prakash • 9 months ago

By The Time Trump Showed Up, Over 550 People More Than Usual Had Died In Puerto Rico After The Hurricane

Two weeks after the storm, Trump boasted that the official death count in Puerto Rico was 16 people.

Nidhi Prakash • 9 months ago

These Senators Want The Government To Collect Data On Sexual Harassment In The Workforce

The Labor Department refused to collect the data. So Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and others are demanding the Government Accountability Office do it.

Lam Thuy Vo • 9 months ago

A National Guard Member Died While Trying To Help Rescue Someone During The Maryland Flash Floods

Eddison Hermond, a member of the National Guard and an Air Force veteran, was last seen trying to save a shopkeeper from the flash floods in Ellicott City.

Talal Ansari • 9 months ago

A National Guard Member Seen Helping A Woman During The Flash Floods Has Gone Missing

Eddison Alexander Hermond was swept away in Ellicott City, Maryland, witnesses said.

Lam Thuy Vo • 10 months ago

Congress Released 3,500 Facebook Ads Bought By Russia. Here Are The Top 10 By Views.

They targeted "brave Police Officers" and "Woke Blacks."

Lam Thuy Vo • 10 months ago

Facebook Has Watched You Browse The Web For Years. And No, “Clear History” Won’t Really Stop It.

“When you see what they see, it’s going to be very terrifying for everyone.”

Nicole Nguyen • 10 months ago

The Director Behind “This Is America” Is Known For Telling Stories About Race In His Videos

Director Hiro Murai is a master at making you feel something.

Lam Thuy Vo • 10 months ago