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Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Inside the Open Markets Institute Conference attended by politicians and media execs who discussed the role of Facebook and Google in the media industry   —  You can't bust a trust if the trust busts you first.  —  Reporting From Washington, D.C.  —  The rising antitrust movement gathered Tuesday …
Jun 13, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter will soon begin curating dedicated pages for live news events with tweets and videos that will be promoted in notifications, the Explore tab, and more   —  Twitter wants to create more of those experiences where it seems like everyone is following the same thing together.
Jun 13, 2018, 12:09 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How comment hosting service Disqus, which gets ~2B unique visitors/month and supports anonymous comments, is losing its battle against trolls and hate speech   —  The commenting giant Disqus has said repeatedly that it doesn't allow hate speech.  But its platform is overrun with trolls, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis.
Jun 5, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
Jane Lytvynenko / BuzzFeed:
A look at how social networks are being used to illegally sell prescription medications despite Terms of Service that forbid the practice   —  Every social media website reviewed by BuzzFeed News was host to dealers of opioids and other prescription medicine.
Jun 2, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
Apple finally adds stereo pairing to HomePod, four months after its release, as part of iOS 11.4 update that includes AirPlay 2 with multi-room streaming   —  The HomePod smart speaker will finally do what Apple promised it would be able do nearly a year ago: play in multiple rooms simultaneously and in stereo mode.
May 29, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Gray Chapman / BuzzFeed:
How animal shelters and rescue organizations are successfully using social media to promote less desirable dogs, helping save their lives by finding them homes   —  In the age of the viral doggo, shelters and rescue organizations are recognizing the need to hop aboard the meme train — or risk getting left behind.
May 29, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
A look at the opening of Salesforce Tower in San Francisco and Benioff's remarks on homelessness and lack of affordable housing amid the city's housing crisis   —  It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.  But mostly the worst.  —  Reporting From
May 24, 2018, 12:45 AMIn context
Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed:
Instagram is rolling out a new feature that allows users to mute others in their feed without having to unfollow them   —  Instagram just announced a desperately needed feature: a mute button. … Previously, it was possible to mute someone's Stories (tap and hold their profile icon), but not their photos in your main feed.
May 22, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Peter Aldhous / BuzzFeed:
Parabon NanoLabs says it has loaded DNA data from ~100 crime scenes to genealogy database GEDmatch and has found matches to suspect's relatives in ~20 cases   —  “I think there is going to be press around this very soon,” a company scientist told BuzzFeed News.
May 17, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
YouTube's Super Chats, which allow paid comments on live streams, are partially underwriting videos with hate speech; YouTube says it will revisit policies   —  During one livestream, someone using the screen name National Socialist spent $100 to display the message “WHITE PRIDE WORLD WIDE!”
May 17, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context

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