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Tiny Desert Towns Around Area 51 Are Stressed About The Viral Facebook Event

"On the county level we're prepared for two to three times the population of the entire county ... Our gas stations will run out of gas, our grocery stores will run out of groceries."

Tanya Chen • 2 days ago

An Influencer Is Defending Her Decision To Post A Photo Shoot Of Her Motorcycle Accident On Instagram

Nashville-based lifestyle blogger Tiffany Mitchell denies her mid-accident photo shoot was staged or sponsored.

Tanya Chen • 3 days ago

The Coachella Woman Caught Dumping Newborn Puppies In The Trash Is Going To Jail

In addition to her one-year sentence, Deborah Sue Culwell will be under seven years of probation, during which she'll be prohibited from owning any animals.

Tanya Chen • 8 days ago

A Yogi Influencer Is Trying To Backtrack And Clarify Her “Weekly Giveaways” After Upset Fans Noticed They Were Not, In Fact, Weekly

After confused fans asked why her “weekly giveaway” didn’t happen this past week, Jessica Olie told BuzzFeed News she had only planned to do “multiple giveaways.”

Tanya Chen • 9 days ago

Tinder Made A Sponsored Video With A Young YouTuber About Finding Dates On Vacation And It's Raising Safety Concerns

"This whole adventure of finding people on Tinder in Seattle and Portland has been so much fun," Summer Mckeen says in a vlog. "We recommend doing this, honestly."

Tanya Chen • 11 days ago

President Trump Grinned In A Photo Op With An Orphaned Baby In El Paso

However, the uncle of the 2-month-old, whose parents died shielding him, said his brother was a Trump supporter.

Tanya Chen • 14 days ago

Police Are Investigating A YouTuber After She Was Filmed Hitting Her Dog In A Prank Video

Brooke Houts denies being a "dog abuser or animal abuser in any way."

Tanya Chen • 15 days ago

Fans Are Defending A YouTuber By Calling Detractors Of Her New Makeup Line Racist

Jackie Aina's newest palette included a shade called "Wiggalese" — which many believe is a just playful reference to wigs — but backlash, and then heated backlash to the backlash, quickly ignited.

Tanya Chen • 16 days ago
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A Teen Said She's Learned A Lesson After Being Shamed For Posing With A Piece Of Art For Instagram

A lot of people on social media are using her photo as an example of "vapid influencer culture."

Tanya Chen • 21 days ago

The Model Who Lied About Being Transgender After Making Anti-Trans Comments Said She Is "Taking Full Responsibility"

In her first comments on the controversy, Savage X Fenty model Carissa Pinkston told BuzzFeed News, "I definitely feel like a trans person in a way — in high school I was really bullied."

Tanya Chen • 24 days ago

The Mom Blogger Who Had The First Viral Gender Reveal Has A New Perspective After Raising Her Daughter

Jenna Karvunidis's daughter, who inspired the gender-reveal cake with pink icing inside, is now exploring nonbinary expressions of herself.

Tanya Chen • 28 days ago

A Popular Gamer Threw Her Cat Live On Twitch, Sparking A Very Messy Drama

Natalia “Alinity” Mogollon’s treatment of her pets is under the spotlight — as is the treatment of women gamers.

Tanya Chen • One month ago

Women Are Thrilled Natalie Portman Will Be Female Thor In The New Movie

"Mom: 'Someday you should settle down and marry Thor.' Natalie Portman: 'Mom, I am Thor.'"

Tanya Chen • One month ago

For Four Months, A Guy Has Been Messaging A Stranger Online What He's Having For Dinner

And now internet mutuals are friend-shipping them hard.

Tanya Chen • One month ago

The Illinois Man Convicted Of Killing An International Student Was Sentenced To Life In Prison

Brendt Christensen avoided the death penalty after jurors could not reach a unanimous verdict.

Tanya Chen • One month ago

FaceApp Privacy Concerns Are Prompting A Call For The FBI To Investigate The Russia-Based App

Personal data "uploaded by millions of Americans onto FaceApp may be finding its way into the hands of the Russian government," a senator said.

Tanya Chen • One month ago

Sephora Quietly Pulled These Sale Items After A Beauty YouTuber Accused It Of Selling Expired Makeup

The retailer told BuzzFeed News the products called into question by a YouTuber were not expired. But soon after, the products disappeared from its website.

Tanya Chen • One month ago

Americans Are Sharing What It's Like To Be Told To "Go Back To Your Country" After Trump's Racist Attack

"Trump's tweet hit me particularly hard this morning. ... Heard the lines 'go back to Mexico' and 'remember the Alamo' as I fled from bullies. I had to change schools."

Tanya Chen • One month ago

Police Have Arrested Influencer Ray Diaz For Alleged Sexual Assault

The LAPD arrested him after videos circulated that appeared to show the 33-year-old physically and verbally abusing an underage girl.

Amber Jamieson • One month ago