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Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Facebook removed 30+ pages run from Macedonia, many of them popular from pro-Trump “news” during election; publishers assumed they were safe after buying ads   —  Two false posts from Facebook pages that the social network removed due to terms-of-service violations.  —  BuzzFeed News
Jun 23, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
Leticia Miranda / BuzzFeed:
How Amazon sellers compete to win the “Buy Box”, which houses the “Add to Cart” button and doesn't always prioritize low prices   —  Behind the scenes on what may appear to be a simple product page on Amazon, a bustle of sellers are all scrambling to win your business.
Jun 20, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
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

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