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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Some Facebook ex-staffers think Twitter-inspired 2013 shift to display more news was a failed experiment, as time spent on FB has declined the past two years   —  Getty Images / John Paczkowski, BuzzFeed News  —  When news broke on Thursday evening of Facebook's dramatic overhaul of its News Feed …
Jan 13, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Molly Hensley-Clancy / BuzzFeed:
Jeff Bezos says he and his wife will give $33M in scholarship money to DACA students   —  A day after Trump rejected a deal to preserve DACA, Jeff Bezos said he would make a major charitable donation to support DREAMers.  —  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Friday that he would give $33 million …
Jan 12, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:
Kodak now is not Kodak we knew, it's a shell of a bankrupt company that was worth $135M before blockchain announcements like KODAKCoin and KashMiner this week   —  The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can be a showcase of invention.  Each year, giant corporations from around the world flock …
Jan 10, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Jan 10, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook says it's sunsetting M as a standalone concierge bot, but its context-based suggestions will live on inside Messenger conversations   —  Facebook's standalone concierge bot M will soon be no more.  —  On Jan. 19, Facebook is sunsetting the initial version of M, which has been available in closed beta since fall 2015.
Jan 8, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
Reports suggest India's Aadhaar national ID database was breached, exposing information of ~1.2B Indians and allowing creation of admin accounts by other admins   —  In 2010 India started scanning personal details like names, addresses, dates of birth, mobile numbers, and more …
Jan 4, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Davey Alba / BuzzFeed:
Logan Paul debacle highlights YouTube's content moderation problem, as experts say Paul's video isn't something AI moderation could catch on its own   —  Logan Paul attends The Thinning Meet & Greet during the 2016 New York Comic Con.  —  YouTube has a content crisis — again.
Jan 2, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Analysis finds that the 50 most viral fake news stories on Facebook in 2017 generated more shares, reactions, and comments than those of 2016   —  Viral fake news generated more engagement in Facebook in 2017 than last year, according to a BuzzFeed News analysis.
Dec 28, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Chris Hamby / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Safran, which sells fingerprint-analysis software used by FBI, 18K+ US law enforcement agencies, didn't disclose some code was from Kremlin-linked firm   —  In a secret deal, a French company purchased code from a Kremlin-connected firm, incorporated it into its own software …
Dec 26, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
A look at why WhatsApp has become the de facto social network for older users in India, where the app has more than 200M users   —  My mother became addicted to WhatsApp when her mother passed away in the winter of 2013.  She used it, she said, to “fill up a vacuum,” numbing her grief …
Dec 23, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context

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