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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Small local social networks get usage boost during Harvey; opens of walkie-talkie app Zello rose 600%, and NextDoor memberships increased 650% in affected areas   —  On Wednesday morning, with floodwaters still rising in Houston, voices bubbled inside the relatively obscure walkie-talkie app Zello …
Aug 31, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Tinder Gold, which shows users those who've already liked them and more, launches in the US for $4.99/month on iPhone today and on Android next month   —  Tinder is going to start letting users in the US see who likes them — no swiping necessary.  —  The popular dating app …
Aug 29, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Kevin Collier / BuzzFeed:
Majority of donations to Marcus Hutchins' legal defense fund came from fraudulent sources, lawyer managing the fund says; all donations will be refunded   —  The lawyer managing fundraising for Hutchins' legal defense decided it was easier to refund all donations than figure out which ones were legitimate.
Aug 25, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter starts sorting popular tweets by topic in the Explore tab on iOS and Android   —  Now you can view tweets sorted by topic, without having to follow anyone, right in Twitter's Explore tab.  —  The social platform released the new feature globally on iOS and Android Tuesday, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed News.
Aug 20, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:
Travis Kalanick files reply to fraud lawsuit, says Benchmark ambushed him in a public and personal attack, and that the case should be privately arbitrated   —  The former Uber CEO filed court documents late Thursday that say the investors behind the lawsuit ambushed him, and that the case should be privately arbitrated.
Aug 18, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Tim Cook says Apple will make two separate $1M donations, to Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League, in an email to staff about Charlottesville   —  On Wednesday evening Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to all global employees condemning racism and bigotry as well as President Trump's response …
Aug 16, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:
Apple Pay and PayPal disable support for several sites that promote or sell items glorifying white supremacy   —  A screenshot of some the product offerings from vinlandclothing.com, which was banned from using Apple Pay and PayPal for selling Nazi apparel.  —  Blake Montgomery / BuzzFeed News / Via vinlandclothing.com
Aug 16, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
“This Is Just Like GamerGate”: How The Pro-Trump Media Turned James Damore Into A Hero Overnight   —  A week ago, James Damore was anonymous.  Now, the Google engineer who lost his job after he wrote a viral anti-diversity screed has become an icon of the alt-right, with more than 40,000 Twitter followers …
Aug 11, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Michelle Broder Van Dyke / BuzzFeed:
Airbnb starts deactivating accounts of some people booking rentals to attend “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, VA, citing community rules   —  The rally is set to take place in a Virginia park where earlier this year white supremacists gathered with torches to protest the removal of a Confederate statue.
Aug 9, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Study of 450+ websites, associated Facebook pages, and their owners reveals inner workings of partisan pages: FB is kingmaker, right-wing's more prolific, more   —  How ideologues, opportunists, growth hackers, and internet marketers built a massive new universe of partisan news on the web and on Facebook.
Aug 8, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context

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