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This Wedding Party Got Photobombed By "Scooter Girl" And They Loved Every Second Of It

After the shoot, the photographer went on a hunt to find the amazing photobomber.

Facebook Will Now Show You How To Opt Out Of Targeted Ads

The new tool tells you how an ad was targeted and which third-party agency or data broker was used. It also links to pages to opt out.

These Tech Companies Are Giving Millions To Politicians Who Vote Against LGBTQ People

A group of 30 advocates sent a letter Wednesday to dozens of companies, including Amazon and Google, calling on them to stop giving money to politicians who discriminate.

10 Hilarious Tweets About Facebook, Instagram, And WhatsApp Not Working

"Ppl coming to twitter realizing their WiFi is not broke, it’s just the same old Instagram crap."

Facebook And Instagram Are Showing People Strange AI-Generated Descriptions Of Their Photos

"Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, closeup and indoor."


Facebook Failed To Delete 93% Of Posts Containing Speech Violating Its Own Rules In India

A yearlong study concluded that Facebook had made little progress in moderating non-English-language content in India, the company’s largest market by users.

Facebook Turned Off Search Features Used To Catch War Criminals, Child Predators, And Other Bad Actors

The changes by Facebook are “a potential disaster for the human rights and war crimes community.”

Not Your Daddy’s Regulation: Tech Giants Face A Complicated Reckoning In Washington

Old rules and moving targets create new challenges for regulators and Congress.

These Reporters Lost Their Jobs. Now They’re Fighting Back Against Big Tech.

John Stanton and Laura Bassett are warning about what they believe the tech industry is doing to journalism, as thousands have lost their jobs this year alone.

"Sign In With Apple" Hides Your Login Data From Facebook And Google

A slew of new features across Apple products offer privacy-focused alternatives to popular services like Facebook sign-in and Google Maps.

Cops Across The US Have Been Exposed Posting Racist And Violent Things On Facebook. Here's The Proof.

A review of the Facebook accounts of thousands of officers around the US — the largest database of its kind — found officers endorsing violence against Muslims, women, and criminal defendants.

Tory Leadership Hopefuls Are Piling Into Social Media But Mostly Their Campaigns Have Fallen Flat

Analysis by BuzzFeed News shows that Boris Johnson is way ahead of the dozen-or-so other contenders at driving the conversation online, even when he's not trying.

The Pelosi Video Was Altered. Why Won’t Facebook Just Say That?

Facebook's handling of a forged video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi baffles leading researchers.

White Nationalist Groups Banned By Facebook Are Still On The Platform

“Facebook likes to make a PR move and say that they’re doing something, but they don’t always follow up on that.”

Facebook Won’t Remove Doctored Content During The Canadian Election

Election authorities could still investigate false or misleading content like doctored videos, but the social media giant said it’s not its role to decide where the “line” is.

A Video Game Went Viral Across India. Then Police Started Arresting Its Young Players.

Fears about PUBG’s violence and addictiveness led officials in the Indian state of Gujarat to ban the video game. But things didn’t stop there — soon young men were being arrested for gaming.


Facebook Said It Won’t Take Down A Doctored Video Of Nancy Pelosi That It Knows Is Fake

The video makes the House speaker appear to slur her words.

Facebook Removed Over 2 Billion Fake Accounts, But The Problem Is Getting Worse

“I find this an odd time for Facebook to publicly pat themselves on the back.”

Sofia Vergara Said She’ll Be Happy With Her “Modern Family” Character’s Ending

“Gloria has such a great life and such a beautiful family that I think anything that the writers have prepared for her, I’m going to be happy with.”

There’s So Much More Garbage On Facebook Than You Even Realize, And It’s Impossible To Keep Up

There are 1.56 billion daily active users on Facebook, and the platform disabled 2.19 billion fake accounts in the first quarter of 2019. Plus, more disturbing stats from the company's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report.

Millions Of Young Women Are Being Targeted By Facebook Ads Depicting Nigel Farage As A Bloody-Eyed Vampire

Businesswoman Gina Miller's new group has spent almost £30,000 on the anti-Farage scare campaign, which aims to reach millions of young people.

17 People Who Need To Be Banned From Facebook Immediately

The "other messages" folder is best kept closed.

AOC: Facial Recognition Is Growing Amid "A Global Rise In Authoritarianism And Fascism”

Ocasio-Cortez expressed concerns after a House Oversight Committee hearing on facial recognition Wednesday.

Facebook hat offenbar Mitglieder einer EU-Expertengruppe unter Druck gesetzt, die Desinformation bekämpfen sollten

Facebook soll bei zu harter Regulierung damit gedroht haben, die Unterstützung für journalistische und akademische Projekte einzustellen.

Johnny Galecki Said He's "Still Really Shocked" Over The Roseanne Barr Racist Tweet Scandal

"It’s a very strange sensation when you're pissed at the same person you’re concerned about," the actor said of his former Roseanne colleague on BuzzFeed News' Profile.

Facebook Has Tightened Its Facebook Live Rules After The New Zealand Terror Attacks

Months after the man who shot 51 Muslims to death inside two Christchurch mosques streamed the attacks on Facebook Live, Facebook wants to clamp down.


49 der 100 erfolgreichsten Facebook-Posts zur Europawahl sind von der AfD

Eine Analyse von BuzzFeed News zeigt, wie erfolgreich Rechtspopulisten ihre Anhänger zur Europawahl auf Facebook aktivieren – und dass andere Parteien praktisch keine Rolle spielen.

Sri Lanka Has Blocked Most Major Social Networks After A Facebook Post Sparked Anti-Muslim Riots

This is the third time in weeks the country has banned social media in the wake of religious tension.

Facebook Says Page With Far-Right, Anti-Muslim Content Doesn’t Violate Its Standards

Never Again Canada, which has nearly 235,000 followers, spreads misleading content and uses a URL-masking technique to deceive its audience.

Facebook Banned A Breast Cancer Nonprofit's Ad Campaign For Violating Nudity Rules

The platform allows users to post mastectomy scar photos, but has much stricter laws for advertisers.

The Hot New Facebook Grift Is Stealing Huge Pages About Celebrities And Films From Facebook Itself

Bad actors stole pages that were auto-generated by Facebook and had millions of fans — and the company didn’t know it was happening.

Facebook And Instagram Are Banning Far-Right Influencers Like Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Milo Yiannopoulos, And Laura Loomer

A Facebook spokesperson said they have "always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology."

Facebook Is Turning Instagram Into The New Facebook

With Facebook usage in decline, particularly in the coveted 12- to 34-year-old demographic, the company is slowly porting its core features over to its relatively scandal-free sister site.

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.

Here Are All The New Facebook, Instagram, And WhatsApp Features Announced At F8

Facebook held its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California, on Tuesday and Wednesday. After yet another scandal-ridden year, the company shared updates on its family of apps: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger.

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.

Facebook Set Aside $3 Billion For A Penalty. Then It Grew By $40 Billion.

Facebook will set aside $3 billion to cover expenses associated with a fine from the Federal Trade Commission over its privacy practices. All good here, say investors.

21 Facebook Statuses From Old People You'll Feel Like 1% Bad For Laughing At

Once again, the 😂 emoji does NOT imply sadness.

This Mom Perfectly Described What Being A Working Mother Is Like In Today's Society

"Go back to work 6-8 weeks after having the baby. The baby that you spent 9-10 months growing inside of your body..."

A Sheriff's Deputy Is On Leave After Making Anti-Gay Comments On A Facebook Post About A Teen's Suicide

A Facebook post linked to a story on raising awareness about bullying in the LGBT community after a 15-year-old boy who was gay killed himself.

Banning Social Media In The Wake Of The Sri Lanka Attacks Doesn’t Make Much Sense

Some commentators have praised the Sri Lankan government's decision to temporarily shut down social media — but people in the country say Facebook is being centered in a discussion of violence with far more complex causes.

Social Media Has Been Blocked For Over 24 Hours In Sri Lanka After The Deadly Explosions

Social media will remain blocked while security forces investigate the bombings.

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