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A Kitten Fell Out Of This Woman's Ceiling During A Storm, So She Adopted Him

It's raining cats and dogs in Melbourne, Australia. Well, by "cats and dogs" I mean "cats," and by "cats" I mean "a single feral kitten who fell out …

Cats

Axios Should Burn Their Source on the Fake Chuck Schumer Story 

Human email newsletter Mike Allen is the face of Axios—the much-criticized but widely-read blend of insider scoops, conventional Beltway wisdom, and …

Liberal View

THE LAST JEDI Cast Take A STAR WARS Character Quiz

We’ve all fallen for it time and again – the dreaded “which character from (name a popular TV or movie franchise) are you?” quiz on social media. …

Star Wars

In a newsroom memo, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti criticizes Google and Facebook, says the media is in crisis, and outlines the company's plans for 2018

8:45 AM ET, December 13, 2017<p>Tosten Burks / SPIN:<p><b>LA Weekly suspends recently appointed interim editor Hillel Aron over homophobic, racist, and</b> …

Digital Media

Facebook Kills off Paying Publishers for Video Content

The social network doesn’t like the “pivot to video,” either<p>Facebook wants publishers to post video, but it doesn’t want to pay for it anymore.<p>The …

Entertainment

Soros-Funded Journalism Comes to Seven States in 2018

<p>Soros-funded journalism is coming to seven states in 2018, thanks to ProPublica. The liberal journalism nonprofit announced on Dec. 9 it had …

Conservative View

Everyone can relate a little too well to this insane ice skating fail

Two Japanese teenagers just unintentionally gave us the perfect viral video that epitomizes life itself.<p>After not having ice skated in four years, …

Viral

What Is Lyrica? The Psychiatric Medication Is Being Overprescribed to Traumatized Refugees

A nerve pain drug is being overprescribed to people living in refugee camps in Greece, according to <i>Buzzfeed</i>. A report from a camp in Chios, Greece …

Refugees

Buzzfeed took a shot at Facebook and Google — but it needs them more than they need it

• <b>BuzzFeed went there, calling for Facebook and Google to better pay quality publishers.</b>• <b><br>CEO Jonah Peretti is using recent controversies over fake news to dial up pressure on the duopoly.</b>• <b><br>The big question is whether any media company, even one as big as BuzzFeed, has any real leverage over the tech</b> …

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Undisclosed Facebook Ads Return; Ad Trackers Quantified

<i>Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here.</i><p><b>Moore Shady Facebook Ads</b><p>Alabama residents were being targeted with …

Advertising

ALABAMA SPECIAL ELECTION – LIVE

So, we’re going to be posting live updates here, from TV and Twitter and wherever else, for the next hour until the polls close. Then we’ll switch …

Conservative View

Instagram Keeping Quiet About Whether It's Doing Its Own Best 9 Feature

There's always next year.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Apps<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Despite the uber-popular …

Kourtney Kardashian

Apple Confirms its Acquisition of Shazam and its Music Identification Technology

After a few days of rumours surrounding Apple’s possible acquisition of the British-founded Shazam, Apple has confirmed to <i>BuzzFeed</i> that it has …

Carpool Karaoke

Can You Guess The Worst Industry for Sexual Harassment?

No, it's not Hollywood<p>Sexual harassment in the workplace is a big story currently and all the headlines are about the celebrities, politicians and well-known men who have - allegedly - used their positions of power to take advantage of women. What's not making the news is all the similar stories …

Gender

9 times Christmas lights went very, very wrong

<b>One of the best things about Christmas is the decorating that goes into it.</b><p>Whether at home or out on the street, the bright lights are guaranteed to …

Christmas

BuzzFeed and Walmart's New Collaboration Will Change the Way You Shop

I've gone down many a Facebook video rabbit hole, and many of them have to do with recipes. In the last couple years, BuzzFeed's Tasty has changed …

Another Foot Washes Ashore On Canadian Beach, 13th In 10 Years

A walk on the beach turned into a bit more harrowing of an experience than a man who was walking his dog expected last week. While walking along a …

World News

Reminder: It's Not Just Actresses Being Sexually Harassed at Work

Low-wage industries see high rates of sexual assault claims. by Heidi GrooverIt's not just Harvey Weinstein. ALEXANDER KOERNER/GETTYIn the flood of …

Gender

Just watch how much the "ideal" body type has changed over 3,000 years

It’s not easy living in a world where beauty is defined in narrow terms and our bodies are scrutinized if they don’t fit into some …

Beauty

TechCrunch: Apple will announce Shazam acquisition today, paid about $400M (update)

TechCrunch says Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will announce its Shazam acquisition today.<p>Apple reportedly paid around $400M for the music recognition service …

Technology

Airbnb guests repeatedly discover hidden cameras in the homes they rent

As the new Wired Guide to Digital Security points out, finding hidden cameras is really, really hard, so the fact that several Airbnb guests have …

Cory Doctorow

Twitter engagement up with long tweets; new Bloomberg streaming news coming

• Twitter (TWTR +4.7%) is seeing deeper engagement since its much-publicized move to longer tweets, a BuzzFeed look at data shows.<br>• Retweets and likes of …

Stock Markets

What you need to know in advertising today

BuzzFeed is about to make just under a third of its British staff redundant as part of a cost-cutting programme.<p>The website's London workforce was briefed on the plans on Thursday evening.<p>In a tweet later confirmed by the company, media and politics reporter Mark Di Stefano said 45 of the bureau's …

Advertising

17 Reasons Why BuzzFeed Lost Its Buzz

Nobody decent would ever make light of reports that 45 people are about to get terrible news just before Christmas. That's if the rumours are true, …

Journalism

22 Times Drunk People Made The Internet Worth Browsing

Drunk people are super amusing, especially to themselves. But you don’t have to be drunk to laugh at this list. Though it wouldn’t hurt. If you need …

Humor

Actually, 280-Character Tweets Are Good

Remember when AirPods first debuted and we all joked about how they’d fall in the toilet? Or when everyone used to complain every two months about …

Fox News and the New York Times led Facebook engagement last month

With Facebook and Google controlling the vast majority of digital ad revenue, all industry eyes are on which media companies perform best on those platforms. For Facebook, the rankings are always a yo-yo, with publishers’ engagement waxing and waning along with the frenetic news cycle and …

Journalism

'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Raping 17-Year-Old Boy

In 2014, BuzzFeed published an exposé on "X-Men" director Bryan Singer's "wild Hollywood world," in which he "surrounded himself with beautiful young …

Conservative View

Walmart Joins Forces With BuzzFeed To Recruit More Millennial Shoppers

Walmart and BuzzFeed's Tasty have announced a new partnership to sell kitchen supplies and ingredients<p>Walmart and Jet.com struck a deal with …

Millennials

Media Startup Inverse Hires David Spiegel, Ex-CNN and BuzzFeed Sales Exec

David Spiegel, who helped launch CNN’s Great Big Story and was a senior BuzzFeed sales exec, has joined digital-media startup Inverse as chief …

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