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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Analysis: at least 45 instances of violence, including rapes, murders, and suicides, have been broadcast via Facebook Live since its debut in December 2015   —  According to a new BuzzFeed News analysis, Facebook Live has a violence problem far greater than the one portrayed in national headlines.
Jun 17, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Inside the battle to be the top reply to a Trump tweet, a spot that guarantees hundreds of thousands of impressions for those who beat the ranking algorithm   —  The area below the President's tweets is the most valuable real estate on the internet.  - Adam Best is always ready for a new tweet from President Trump.
Jun 12, 2017, 9:40 AMIn context
Venessa Wong / BuzzFeed:
As Airbnb works behind the scenes to court commercial users, a look at some hosts with corporate backers and hundreds of listings on the site   —  With hundreds of listings and major corporate backers, a new breed of Airbnb host is changing the fundamentals of the service.  —  Of Airbnb's many hosts, Jan stands out.
Jun 11, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Alexandre Aragão / BuzzFeed:
The real-world consequences of misinformation and false rumors on WhatsApp in Brazil, where the app has 100M users   —  The story spreading on Brazilian WhatsApp went like this: a couple — a young woman and an older man — were kidnapping children to sell them as part of an international scheme.
Jun 2, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
Waymo says company is exploring self-driving trucking, confirms early testing with one truck   —  A self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan that Waymo unveiled on January 8, 2017.  —  Alphabet's autonomous car company Waymo is exploring self-driving trucking, BuzzFeed News has learned.
Jun 1, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
Leaked documents show Uber burned $1M+ during some weeks in San Francisco in 2015 to subsidize UberPool as it battled Lyft   —  In late 2015, UberPool was losing its home market of San Francisco to Lyft Line.  Here's what Uber did to win it back, according to internal company documents.
May 31, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Snap acquires LA-based drone maker Ctrl Me Robotics for under $1M   —  Snap has acquired Ctrl Me Robotics, a small drone manufacturer based in Los Angeles that should give the company added muscle in its push into hardware.  —  Snap's interest in drone manufacturers has been rumored for months …
May 26, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
UK Conservative Party election manifesto proposes stringent new regulations that would impact internet companies like Google and Facebook   —  The Conservative manifesto sets out a distinct vision for the future of the internet in which an anarchic world run by private companies is supplemented by substantial government intervention.
May 20, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Apple to debut Amazon Prime Video app on Apple TV at WWDC, and Amazon to resume selling Apple TVs   —  After a fraught few years, Apple and Amazon have reached something of an accord over their rival video efforts.  —  Sources in position to know tell BuzzFeed News that Amazon's Prime video app …
May 11, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / BuzzFeed:
How Russian hacking evolved: simple credit card schemes in the '90s, takeover by organized crime in the '00s, and now joint criminal and government hacker teams   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Just past 8 a.m. on March 14, police trod quietly through the snow to the double-fronted doors of Karim Baratov's lavish home in Ancaster, Ontario.
Apr 23, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context

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