A new history of the internet succumbs to hagiography and subservience.
Nearly two years before the U.S. government’s first known inquiry into the activities of Reddit co-founder and famed digital activist Aaron Swartz, the FBI swept up his email data in a counterterrorism investigation that also ensnared students at an American university, according to a once-secret document first published by Gizmodo.
PewDiePie is YouTube's most popular user. He doesn't appear in the video, and his followers are waging war in his name. Here's what's at stake.
The final line of defence against dodgy crowdfunding campaigns could be 90,000 Redditors.
There's nothing better than sitting down in front of your laptop, opening your browser and surfing the internet at blazingly fast speed. Unfortunately, that's not a reality for many Americans.
The company has spent the past two years stealthily learning how to design and build its own delivery robots, coming soon to a city near you.
In 2018, a loud movement of racist, misogynist trolls derailed the beloved family sci-fi franchise.
Does... does that mean the brands have won?
The biggest and perhaps best source of data about what people like to watch on the internet and what they would pay for doesn't come from streaming giants like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video or Hulu. It comes from porn.
When Adobe Flash dies, so will your childhood memories.
The people who run YouTube made the choice to teach its algorithms to value trash — even if they thought they were teaching the system to value something more neutral, like viewing time.
If you want a peek into the unique psyches of each state's residents, look no further than what "Should I?" questions they are Googling in private.
It's quite a feat, and a fascinating case of how an innocuous video used by YouTube's marketing team to appeal to advertisers can have an adverse effect when it doesn't put the community first.
The photos weren't merely taken from different perspectives — they were taken on completely different days on completely different streets.
It's that time of year again. BuzzFeed's Katie Notopoulos, Ryan Broderick and Cates Holderness have collected the worst of the worst and they are indeed very bad.
After reshaping how we watch television, Netflix’s CEO faces a new kind of challenge: maintaining an advantage as his company’s most culturally ubiquitous shows fade away
We love everyone who Googled how did Jude Law die and what did Natalie Portman invent.
On Twitter, outsiders with little or no association with France or French politics — including far-right figureheads, conspiracy theorists, and pro-Kremlin influence networks — are capitalizing on interest in the gilets jaunes protests to spread disinformation, push state-sponsored propaganda and advance their own political agendas.
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Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same.
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