Facebook has reportedly signed deals with content creators such as BuzzFeed and Vox Media for original content. The social network is willing to pay up to $250,000 for scripted programs, similar to the model used by Netflix and Amazon.
Business Tech May 24, 2017
BuzzFeed published a dossier about Donald Trump alleging the president-elect's connections to the Russian government. The news organization's decision to publish the dossier created a backlash from other journalists and media outlets.
Feature January 12, 2017
BuzzFeed is the latest victim of the hacking group OurMine, which retaliated against the news outlet for its attempt to expose one of its members. OurMine vandalized posts on the BuzzFeed website and threatened to release a database that it had acquired.
Security October 6, 2016
A BuzzFeed report has surfaced alleging former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo ordered employees to filter abusive and hateful tweets against President Barack Obama during a Q&A session. Costolo called the allegations 'total nonsense.'
Business Tech August 11, 2016
In this case, it seems that the answer is yes.
Internet Culture March 2, 2016
For the first time this year, traditional entertainment beat out viral video-hosting site BuzzFeed in total Web views for November. Ellen DeGeneres topped the chart, with Justin Bieber coming in second ahead of two BuzzFeed sites.
Internet December 22, 2015
After SXSW canceled two panels addressing online abuse issues because of threatening letters, BuzzFeed and Vox Media are pulling out of the event unless the organizer changes its decision.
October 28, 2015
The BuzzFeed News App has been launched on Google Play. It comes with its 'do not disturb' mode and emoji as a storytelling feature.
Apps/Software October 1, 2015
Tim Cook revealed that Apple is working on a way for its users to delete pre-installed apps to free up storage on their devices and spoke on privacy concerning Siri and the new features of the iPhone 6s.
Apps/Software September 15, 2015
Facebook has finally released the much anticipated Instant Articles feature, which will see articles from top publishers like The New York Times and National Geographic be embedded directly on Facebook.
Internet May 14, 2015
Facebook wants to host news articles on its platform, but publishers are wary about giving full control to the social network.
Internet May 5, 2015
Facebook doesn’t want its users to stray off its platform because it wants to keep advertising dollars up.
Internet March 24, 2015
Apple TV is getting a big upgrade. Tim Cook already announced that an Apple streaming TV service will be coming in the fall and the company now says a new Apple TV device will be released this Summer.
Gadgets March 20, 2015
BuzzFeed's website has no visible ads yet the business is thriving. How exactly does its native advertising model work?
Business March 6, 2015
Buzzfeed launches Cute or Not , its second app in its 10 year lifespan and as you'd expect, it's all about cute little huggable fluffy animals.
Apps/Software March 2, 2015
Learn how to take your beer to the next level with this video, courtesy of Buzzfeed.
Internet Culture October 7, 2014
Like those listicles? BuzzFeed will be churning out more of those and beyond, thanks to a little bit of help from Andreessen Horowitz--the $50-million kind of help.
Business Tech August 12, 2014