"We can trace a lot of it back to the 1968 presidential campaign, where Richard Nixon was trying to appeal to white, middle-class people and play to their fears of Black crime in the cities."
Twitter And Snapchat Are Reining Trump In. Critics Want Them To Do It To Politicians Around The World.
“Politicians in many places have posted worse."
How much of a Bhugol champ are you?
"Don't mind haan beta"
Babies grow a moustache in the womb. Then eat it.
When India's Airports Reopen On Monday, They'll Be Pushing Travelers To Use The Government's Controversial Contact Tracing App
Downloading Aarogya Setu won't be mandatory to fly, but Indian authorities will be pushing it.
Is your WhatsApp group flooded with rishta pictures?
Would you say "aloove you"?
"The length of lockdown 4 is this speech"
India's Contact Tracing App Is All But Mandatory. So This Programmer Hacked It So That He Always Appears Safe.
A software engineer from Bangalore was worried about being forced to download Aarogya Setu. So he ripped its guts out.
At least 11 people have died after styrene gas leaked from the LG Polymers factory in the city of Visakhapatnam, although it is feared the death toll will rise.
Aarogya Setu, which more than 75 million Indians have downloaded, might soon become more than a contact tracing app.
Let's see if you really paid attention during your Geography lessons.
The deal makes Facebook the largest minority shareholder in Jio.
UPDATED: Wheelchair user Shallo Chand, her elderly mother, and her friend, have been allocated seats on a flight home after BuzzFeed News reported on their case.
The app that sends the selfies will also send GPS coordinates so that officials can verify the person’s location.
During the three-week period, no Indian citizen will be allowed to leave their home to socialize or work, except those working in essential services.
"It's the same as being stamped at a nightclub. Get over it."
26 Shocking Then Vs. Now Photos Of Some Of The Most Famous Landmarks From Around The World Before And After The Coronavirus Outbreak
The most visited places on Earth are deserted.
8 Million People Can’t Get News About The Coronavirus Because Their Government Is Slowing Down The Internet
"It's a catastrophe," a medical student in northern Kashmir told BuzzFeed News.
We Asked Kashmiris To Tell Us What Living Through A Seven-Month Internet Shutdown Was Like. They Had Lots To Say.
After 213 days, the Indian government turned the internet back on in the disputed region. Here's what people had to say once they were allowed back online.
The tweet comes at an extremely tense time in India after a week of horrifying communal violence.
The longest internet shutdown in the world is over. Let us know what it was like for you to live through it.
After reports in the Indian media that it was involved, the company denied it.
Guess it's time to start planning a holiday.
Normal life has ground to a halt in the region as businesses lay off workers, hospitals struggle to care for patients, and ordinary people despair.
“There is a general sense of fear, so people look out for information — and YouTube becomes one of the places to look for it.”
Too lazy to think of a line here, but these gadgets speak for themselves.
There's no care like self-care.
Gain some gainz without monetary painz.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Came To India To Invest A Billion Dollars. Traditional Retailers Shouted At Him To Go Back Home.
Amazon's aggressive discounts in India have angered traditional retailers who say that online shopping is killing their business.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Harshly Criticized The Indian Law That Discriminates Against Muslim Immigrants: “I Think It’s Just Bad”
The native of Hyderabad said: “If anything, I would love to see a Bangladeshi immigrant who comes to India and creates the next unicorn in India.”
Gift loved ones a shopping experience at their favourite stores with these gift cards!
Swag mera desi. 🤘🏽
Cheap data and inexpensive smartphones brought millions of people online in India this decade. As the country’s government cracks down, protesters are using the internet to resist.
For some of us, the SlutWalks of 2011 were the first chance to articulate our rage. As the decade closes, we're still marching.
To Prevent Protests Against An Anti-Muslim Law, India’s Government Turned Off The Internet In Its Capital City
A controversial law has drawn thousands to the streets — and a harsh response from the Modi government.
This year I picked up a pastime I thought was reserved for white people: fighting with my family about their terrible politics.
Footage Of A Group Of Women Confronting Police Brutality Has Gone Massively Viral. They Said They Were Just Protecting Their Friend.
Critics have said the Citizenship Amendment Act undercuts the principles of India's foundation as a secular democracy.
All I want for Christmas is a readymade gift list.
Police said the suspects were shot trying to escape during a reconstruction at the scene of the crime that took place in the early hours of the morning.
A 23-Year-Old Woman Was Allegedly Set On Fire By Five Men While She Traveled To A Court Hearing About Her Rape Case
The 23-year-old woman is in critical condition with burns on 90% of her body. Five men, including her two alleged rapists, are in custody.
Kashmiris enduring their region's ongoing internet blackout are losing their WhatsApp accounts because of the platform's policy on inactive accounts.
The brutal incident echoes the 2012 gang rape of a woman on a bus in Delhi.
Dozens of journalists, activists, and politicians were spied on in India. The Indian government hasn’t confirmed whether it ordered the hack.
A new report from human rights group Avaaz has found that “Facebook is being used as a megaphone for hate, pointed directly at vulnerable minorities.”
Featuring some of our most celebrated writers like Vikram Seth, Jhumpa Lahiri, and more.
India Is Creating A National Facial Recognition System, And Critics Are Afraid Of What Will Happen Next
“Unless we all get plastic surgery at the same time, there’s nothing we can do about it.”
IBT India says it fired the employee responsible, but denies it committed ad fraud.
The feature will let people in countries like India where millions of people still use feature phones ask Google Assistant for sports scores, weather forecasts, and more.
Violators will be jailed for up to three years and fined up to $7,000.
“Human rights are being snatched away as we speak.”
Earlier this year, ShareChat took steps to clean up the platform, including removing accounts and content that violate its community guidelines.
WhatsApp is “a space for private conversations online.” An Indian court could make it public.
The new feature is part of WhatsApp's efforts to curb how misinformation spreads on its platform.
The announcement comes at the same time the company said it lost 130,000 subscribers in the United States from April through June.
"Brace yourself. Indian subscribers are coming!!!"
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.
Three Men Have Been Jailed For Life For The Rape And Murder Of A Young Muslim Girl That Horrified India
The 8-year-old was drugged, starved, locked in a Hindu temple, and then raped repeatedly for a week before being murdered.
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.
Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist BJP are on course for reelection with a stronger majority than 2014.
A Huge Chinese Video App Is Charging People, Draining Their Batteries, And Exposing Data Without Their Knowledge
VidMate told BuzzFeed News it was investigating the claims, but declined to share basic information about its employees and ownership.
Let your tastebuds guide you.
The Most Toxic Candidate In The World's Biggest Election Is A Holy Woman Who Wants To Start A Religious War With Muslims
Nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party, Thakur describes Gandhi’s assassin as a patriot and says she is fighting a holy war.
Because no matter what, naam toh suna hi hoga.
Think outside the (Khan) box.
India’s Top Judge Has Been Accused Of Sexual Harassment. But The Supreme Court Wants To Investigate A “Conspiracy” Against Him.
The woman who made the complaint says she is full of “fear and anxiety” over whether she’ll receive a fair hearing.
The tool will be rolled out in India, where general elections are already underway, and in the European Union, which holds elections in May.
India’s Top Judge Dismissed Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Himself. Now Lawyers Are Rallying For His Accuser.
Legal organizations throw their support behind a woman who has accused the head of India’s Supreme Court of sexual harassment.
Speaking to BuzzFeed News from a safe house, the woman alleged that the judge sexually harassed her and carried out a campaign of retaliation against her and her family.
Panic over child sexual abuse online has led to TikTok being banned. But disturbing videos of children are still available on the app.
More than 120 million of the app’s 500 million users are from India.
A misinformation tip line WhatsApp announced on Tuesday turns out to be primarily for research, not to help users who come across suspicious information, BuzzFeed News has learned.
The UK Charity Commission has launched an investigation after BuzzFeed News exposed evidence that anti-poaching guards backed by the World Wide Fund for Nature have tortured and killed people.
Facebook Removed Hundreds Of Indian And Pakistani Political Pages For Spreading Bad Information Before India's Elections
“We don’t want our services to be used to manipulate people,” Facebook wrote in a blog post.
As Indian officials crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes, underground resellers are peddling Juuls on the gray market at a dramatic markup to wealthy customers curious about the controversial American brand.
The feature, currently available to some users in India, will eventually be available globally, although YouTube declined to provide a timeline.
The beloved animal charity with the cuddly panda logo funds vicious paramilitary forces to fight poaching. A BuzzFeed News investigation reveals the hidden human cost.
While Two Nuclear Powers Were On The Brink Of War, A Full-Blown Online Misinformation Battle Was Underway
“There’s politics, religion, enemy nations, and a surge of nationalism in this situation. It’s the perfect storm.”
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman had become the focal point of an escalating conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
Happy 20BiTeen to all of us, especially Lilly.
Kareena nearly out-Kareena'd herself.
Amid a tense atmosphere following the deadliest terror attack in Kashmir in decades, four young women are fearing for their lives over a WhatsApp message they allegedly sent.
There are no Apple stores yet in India, and iPhone users have been stranded with third-party service providers, who they say do not live up to the premium brand’s promise in the rest of the world.
Twitter Is About To Be Questioned About Political Bias By India’s Nationalist Government. The Company Is Denying It.
Twitter says that it doesn’t let users’ political ideologies influence its policies, three days before being questioned by a Parliamentary Committee in India.
Abhishek didn't spare anyone in that studio.
Netflix Says It Won’t Show Content In India That Disrespects The Country’s Flag, Hurts Religious Sentiments, Or Promotes Terrorism
The streaming giant, along with eight other streaming services, voluntarily agreed to ban contentious content — but critics say it’s censorship.
“We know we’re not going to be perfect, but our goal is continuing, ongoing improvement,” said a Facebook official.
Women are prohibited from using Facebook in some of India’s most patriarchal corners. Some are taking the risk anyway, going online under false identities against the wishes of their community and Facebook itself.