Some Of Trump’s Judicial Nominees Have Private Twitter Accounts They Aren’t Sharing With The Public
Nominees have to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about “published writings.” Some disclose Twitter and Facebook accounts. Others don’t.
We Know Whether You're In A Relationship Based On The Olive Garden Meal You Build
When you're here, you're dating.
As Facebook Shows Off Its "Election War Room," A Massive WhatsApp Scandal Hits Brazil
The timing of Facebook's announcement throws into question how serious the company is about actually fighting misinformation in Brazil's election.
Everything I Wrote Was True And Accurate. So Why Did Facebook Purge My Work?
It's absurd that Facebook thinks it can define what is “legitimate" news, given its well-documented abuses of power and invasions of privacy.
Twitter Just Published Millions Of Russia- And Iran-Linked Tweets So Researchers Can Study Election Interference
“It is clear that information operations and coordinated inauthentic behavior will not cease,” Twitter said in a new blog post.
The Politician Accused Of Liking Bigfoot Erotica Apparently Liked A Number Of Offensive Facebook Pages
"Denver does not remember liking some of these pages or being a part of these groups," a spokesperson told BuzzFeed News about the Republican candidate's current and former "likes" of racist, sexist, and trollish Facebook groups.
Facebook Doesn't Deserve Your Information
“We have a responsibility to protect your information," Mark Zuckerberg said in March. "If we can’t, we don’t deserve it."
Here's How To Check If Your Facebook Profile Was One Of The 30 Million Affected By The Hack
A new security notice returns different results depending on your account's level of exposure.
The FBI Is Now Investigating Facebook’s Security Breach Where Attackers Had Access To 30 Million Users’ Personal Information
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.
Die AfD hat auf Facebook Werbung für eine Webseite gemacht, die Merkel als Terrorhelferin für Deutschland und Europa zeigt
Zwei Tage vor der Bayernwahl hat die Polizei im Zusammenhang mit dieser Aktion mehrere Wohnungen durchsucht.
Dieser bayerische AfD Kandidat empfiehlt, das AfD-Wahlprogramm besser nicht zu lesen
„Das war natürlich polemisch gemeint“, sagt der AfD-Politiker gegenüber BuzzFeed News.
Peter Dutton's Encryption Laws Could Still Create Backdoors, According To The Spy Watchdog
The inspector-general of intelligence and security said there's nothing to stop a tech company from being coerced into making a backdoor on its encrypted communications.
Facebook Isn’t Sorry — It Just Wants Your Data
Facebook knows us well enough to know the truth: We don’t care enough about our privacy to stop using it.
Facebook Will Set Up An Election Task Force In India Ahead Of Major Elections
The US tech company has promised action after experts criticized it for not doing enough to prevent abuse on its platform in key growth markets.
Inside How A 12-Step Recovery Program For Social Media Addiction Works
“Computers and smartphones and the internet are everywhere, so you can’t run from it for very long,” John, a technology addict in recovery, told me. For more on this story, watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.
The Journalist Who Blew Open The Cambridge Analytica Scandal Threatened To Injunct Channel 4 News And Demanded They Hand Over Their Sources
Carole Cadwalladr hired lawyers to threaten action against her broadcast partner and fell out with the New York Times and BBC in rows over access to sources.
The Feds Just Asked The Woman Who Started A Facebook Cabbage Juice Cult To Remove False Claims From Her Website
“Jilly juice” creator Jillian Epperly has received a formal warning from the FTC, five months after Ohio authorities demanded that she send them proof of her claims.
A 7-Year-Old Made Up A New Holiday That Celebrates Dogs And If You Don't Observe It, You're Awful
🎵 Siiiiiilent night, hooooOOOOOOOOoooowly night 🎵
If You Created A Spotify Account With Facebook, It Is Forever Tied To Facebook
Want to use your Spotify account without a Facebook log-in? Officially, you probably can’t — but there's a workaround.
Die AfD will, dass Leute auf dieser Seite Lehrer verpetzen – stattdessen bekommt sie diese Troll-Nachrichten
„In der Klasse meiner Tochter gibt es viele Linkshänder. Wie sollen die denn mal den rechten Arm korrekt benutzen können? Tun Sie was!”
Why A New Fake News Law In Singapore Could Be A Big Test For Facebook, Google, And Twitter
Government hearings in Singapore put Facebook under intense scrutiny and have paved the way for a new fake news law in the country. That has human rights organizations and activists concerned.
Your Account On Facebook — And Websites That Use Facebook Login — Could Be Compromised. Here’s What We Know.
Facebook still has no idea who the attackers are.
Facebook Says Security Breach Of 50 Million Accounts Also Affected Sites Where You Used Facebook To Log In
"It’s important to say — the attackers could use the account as if they are the account holder."
Facebook Just Met With Reps From Myanmar, The Philippines, And Sri Lanka To Discuss Its Global Misinformation Problem
The embattled social network discussed enforcing individualized, region-specific policies after learning about cultural differences that make certain countries particularly vulnerable.
Facebook Has Removed More Than A Dozen Big Conservative And Liberal Political Pages
Facebook said the pages were managed by a fake account and were spamming content from LifeZette, a conservative site.
Only 13 States Have Sent Representatives To Jeff Sessions’ Summit On Social Media Bias
Attorney General Jeff Sessions invited 24 states to send representatives to a meeting to discuss a possible antitrust action against Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
Devils' Advocate: Meet The Lawyer Fighting To Keep Nazis And Trolls On Twitter
Lawyer Mark Randazza is a free speech crusader for some of the internet's vilest characters, who have run afoul of social networks. Is he fighting for a time-tested principle, or an American dogma that has run its course?
While Everyone Was Distracted By Strawberries, Peter Dutton Introduced Laws To Snoop On Your Private Chats
The legislation was introduced into parliament just 10 days after consultation ended, and not all submissions have been made public.
How An App Funded By Sheldon Adelson Is Covertly Influencing The Online Conversation About Israel
The Act.IL app paints itself as a grassroots initiative, but one expert calls it "advanced digital political astroturfing."
The UK Government Is Planning To Set Up A Regulator For The Internet
Exclusive: BuzzFeed News has obtained details of plans being drawn up by ministers that also include a compulsory code of conduct and age verification for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
The ACLU Is Charging Facebook With Gender Discrimination In Its Targeted Ads
Charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission allege Facebook and 10 other employers hid job ads on the social media platform from women.
An Offensive Meme Was Posted To Cardi B's Facebook Page. The Star Said She Isn't Responsible.
"For the past year and a half a FORMER team member has been the only one with access to the account," the rapper tweeted.
Köthen, Chemnitz, Schleichwerbung und LGBT-Gewalt - Folge 5 unseres Podcasts „Unterm Radar“
Wir lassen uns auf die Finger schauen. Und wir antworten auf Fragen derer, die in Journalisten nur die „Lügenpresse“ sehen.
24 States Have Been Invited To The Justice Department's Meeting On Whether Tech Companies Are Biased
Attorneys general from California, Louisiana, and Texas are attending, those states have told BuzzFeed News.
Facebook Says This Post About A Firing Squad For A Philippine Senator Doesn't Violate Its Rules
The post says the execution of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, a high-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, is “fun to think about.”
The Woman Who Was Caught In A Viral Video Hysterically Screaming At A Man In A Stationary Car Has Lost Her Job
This Grandma Shared A Facebook Post Thinking Justin Bieber And Hailey Baldwin Were Ecuadorian Kidnappers And It's Honestly Peak Grandma
Tech Giants Say They Can't Guarantee Your Security Under New Encryption Laws
A group representing Google, Facebook, Amazon, and others has slammed the Australian government's draft encryption legislation.
Here's All The Drama Over A Huge Facebook Study Group Sharing Copyrighted Trial Exams
Copyrighted trial exams, abusive Facebook posts, fake Google reviews ... and a court case.
Wie der Werbegigant Ströer Millionen Facebook-Fans heimlich für Werbung benutzt – und dabei ihre Communities zerstört
Millionen Deutsche folgen Facebook-Seiten wie „Unnützes Wissen“ oder „Kinder der 90er“. Die nutzt Ströer, um Inhalte von Bild, Bunte oder Bento zu verbreiten.
Apple Has Permanently Banned Alex Jones' Infowars App From The App Store
Apple's App Store guidelines for developers forbid apps with "content that is offensive, insensitive, upsetting, intended to disgust, or in exceptionally poor taste."
A Man Used Facebook And Kik To Extort Nude Images From Hundreds Of Teenage Girls, Officials Say
Federal prosecutors say a Las Vegas man used social media apps to force hundreds of teen girls into sending him sexually explicit photos.
How Duterte Used Facebook To Fuel the Philippine Drug War
"We were seduced, we were lured, we were hooked, and then, when we became captive audiences, we were manipulated to see what other people — people with vested interests and evil motives of power and domination — wanted us to see."
Do You Know How Old These TV Shows Are Compared To Your Favorite Apps?
Time flies when you're staring at a screen!
Facebook Says This Abusive Message To An MP Is Permitted As It Wants To Allow "Discourse"
The company's explanation comes as the UK government thinks about new laws to curb online abuse of politicians.
It's OK For Someone On Facebook To Wish You Get "A Bullet In Your Head" If You're A Public Figure
"It shouldn't always be up to the victims to identify and report each and individual threat," said Faruqi.
Diese Rentnerin macht allen Sachsen eine klare Ansage und es ist vielleicht das wichtigste Video der Woche
„Es kann nicht sein, dass Sachsen immer noch schläft – zumindest die Normalen“
Everyone Has A "Sacred Lies" Character That Matches Their Personality — Here's Yours
History is told by the survivors. Which survivor are you?