The attack, detected in late September, exposed some users’ emails and phone numbers, as well as profile information including gender, location, birth date, and recent search history.

Ryan Mac • 2 days ago

Saudi Arabia has courted Silicon Valley and other business leaders, but the recent alleged murder of a dissident journalist is putting a harsh spotlight on those relationships.

Ryan Mac • 4 days ago

Case in point: Apple's market value fell by one Tesla today.

Ryan Mac • 4 days ago

"Shortseller Enrichment Commission."

Ryan Mac • 10 days ago

The new wage applies to more than 250,000 Amazon and Whole Foods employees as well as the more than 100,000 temporary employees it will hire for the upcoming holiday season.

Leticia Miranda • 12 days ago

Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Gavin Wood wrote — and then deleted — a post about having sex with a preteen girl who was dying of AIDS. He says it was fiction.

Ryan Mac • 25 days ago

“I fucking hope he sues me." —Elon Musk, Aug. 30, 2018.

Ryan Mac • 27 days ago

In July, residents of a rural Indian town saw rumors of child kidnappers on WhatsApp. Then they beat five strangers to death.

Pranav Dixit • One month ago

"We took this action based on new reports of Tweets and videos posted yesterday that violate our abusive behavior policy, in addition to the accounts’ previous violations."

Charlie Warzel • One month ago

In an email to BuzzFeed News, Tesla CEO Elon Musk accused a Thai cave rescuer of moving to Thailand to take a child bride. The rescuer denied all the claims.

Ryan Mac • One month ago

“You published through three different tweets to your twenty-two million followers that Mr. Unsworth engages in the sexual exploitation of Thai children, and you did so at a time when he was working to save the lives of twelve Thai children.”

Ryan Mac • One month ago

“You don’t think it’s strange he hasn’t sued me?"

Ryan Mac • One month ago

"Part of what we’re trying to communicate overall … is all of the steps that we’re taking to secure the integrity of elections on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg said.

Blake Montgomery • One month ago

The move comes less than a day after the company took the same action against Infowars proprietor Alex Jones.

Ryan Mac • 2 months ago

The company shut down several accounts associated with the far-right group Friday for violating its terms of service on inciting violence.

Ryan Mac • 2 months ago

Apple tried to explain why it removed Infowars' podcasts, but not its app, which features the same content.

John Paczkowski • 2 months ago

Facebook bought TBH last October and eventually shut it down, but an internal note shows that the company learned a way to target high schoolers through the viral polling app.

Ryan Mac • 2 months ago

“We have found evidence of connections between these accounts and previously identified [Russia Internet Research Agency] accounts.”

Ryan Mac • 2 months ago

No other US company has ever lost more than $100 billion in a single day of trading.

Ryan Mac • 2 months ago

Are the scandals, mishaps, and growing mistrust catching up to Facebook?

Ryan Mac • 2 months ago