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Facebook Is Still Figuring Out What Makes A Good Video

In the past year, Facebook has made a huge push to get video into your news feed. That's given both content creators — and advertisers — a new way to reach Facebook's 1.35 billion users.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Living In New York City Vs. Living In San Francisco

On the one hand: Di Fara. On the other hand: El Farolito.

Jessica Misener 4 years ago

Virtual Reality's Nagging Problem: It Makes Some People Sick

Facebook is going to need to find a killer app to get people to buy the Oculus Rift. But it also needs to deal with a queasy problem.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Virtual Reality Could Be The Toughest Fight Of Mark Zuckerberg's Life

The Facebook founder says the Oculus Rift headset could be the future of the internet. But to get there, he needs to do battle with the entire gaming industry.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Snapchat Celebrates NYE By Revealing It Raised $485 Million

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Snapchat revealed it has raised nearly half a billion dollars.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Putting IBM's $25 Billion Stock Price Crash In Perspective

IBM is an icon of the technology industry. Or at least it was.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Someone Said Twitter's CEO Is Going To Lose His Job, And The Stock Is Soaring

The rumor mill that Dick Costolo's time is running out continues to churn.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Snapchat CEO On Leaked Emails: "I Felt Like I Was Going To Cry All Morning"

A trove of email correspondences between Snapchat executives including Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton were leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Adam D'Angelo On Quora And The Future Of The Internet

The CEO of Quora and first chief technology officer of Facebook sits down with BuzzFeed News to talk about where Quora and the broader internet is headed in 2015.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Quora And The Quest To Answer Every Question

Adam D'Angelo wants the world to share its knowledge on the Internet. But can Quora grow beyond Silicon Valley and convince every human to do just that?

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

The 11 Most Interesting Things From Mark Zuckerberg's Q&A Session

Zuckerberg held another Q&A session today to talk about Facebook and his personal life.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago
Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

The Facebook Gaming Platform Is Not Dead (Yet)

Games running on Facebook's platform are alive and well, Facebook game partnerships head Dan Morris tells BuzzFeed News. The company even has a hall of fame for its newest hits.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Facebook Builds Up Mobile Search To Help Index Your News Feed

The company said it was rolling out search updates to its iOS and desktop versions starting today.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Bill Gates' Top 5 Books In 2014

The Microsoft co-founder and one of the world’s richest men lists his favorite reads of the year. Note: Not all of them came out in 2014.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Twitter's Latest Feature: A Cash-Back Button On Tweets

The company said it was rolling out "offers" today for Twitter advertisers.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

Facebook Still Has High Hopes For Its Apps That Flopped

New mobile apps launched by Facebook's Creative Labs have mostly been busts. Facebook Product Manager Josh Miller says it's a learning process.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

A Top Twitter Executive Just Had A Massive Direct Message Fail

It looks like Twitter's finance chief Anthony Noto thought he was messaging another Twitter executive about buying a company. Anthony Weiner, a prominent victim of the DM Fail, was quick to step in and offer support.

Matthew Lynley 4 years ago

As Online Storage Prices Race To Zero, Dropbox Turns To Business

Today, Dropbox said it was rolling out some new tweaks for its business service. But it has a long way to go.

Matthew Lynley 5 years ago

The Search For The Apple Watch's Killer App Begins

The company said WatchKit, its development tools for the Apple Watch, was rolling out today.

Matthew Lynley 5 years ago