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Uber Will “Invest Aggressively” In India And Southeast Asia, CEO Says

Uber Will “Invest Aggressively” In India And Southeast Asia, CEO Says

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at a conference in New Delhi on Feb. 22. Chandan Khanna / AFP / Getty Images Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber’s CEO of six months, said on Thursday that the ride-hailing service
The Pro-Trump Media Has Its Match In The Parkland Students

The Pro-Trump Media Has Its Match In The Parkland Students

Via CNNOn Monday night, the pro-Trump media set its sights on a new political enemy: young adult survivors of gun violence. The attack on outspoken survivors of the Parkland school shooting began with
Facebook Won't Release Its “5% Of News Feed Content Is News” Analysis

Facebook Won't Release Its “5% Of News Feed Content Is News” Analysis

John PaczkowskiFacebook is refusing to release data to back up its claim that merely 5% of the content people see in the News Feed is news, a key figure in its recently announced plans to remake its
Trump Uses Facebook Exec Tweet To Call Media "Fake News"

Trump Uses Facebook Exec Tweet To Call Media "Fake News"

President Trump approvingly passed along comments from Facebook ads Vice President Rob Goldman on Saturday, using Goldman's remarks about the Kremlin-linked chaos campaign on Facebook to call

Prosecutors Say These Two Russian Troll Accounts Messed With The 2016 Election. Here Are 50 Of Their Most Popular Tweets.

A federal grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for meddling with the 2016 US election, saying they "operated social media pages and groups designed to attract U.S.

Instagram Deleted Content The Kremlin Didn't Like. YouTube Is Still Deciding.

Google and Facebook, owners of YouTube and Instagram, respectively, have found themselves in the middle of a fight over transparency in Russia thanks to opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Two US tech

Twitter Now Says Rules About Journalists Being Impersonated In Tweets Need To Be Revised

Twitter In the wake of the Florida high school shooting Wednesday, Twitter users began spreading doctored tweets targeting Miami Herald reporter Alex Harris. The shooting Wednesday left at least 17

McDonald’s And Uber Eats Need Each Other Now More Than Ever

Zak Tebbal for BuzzFeed NewsThis is a story of unexpected love. Some couples seem fated to end up together. Then there are unions rooted in circumstance — the kind that first grows out of need but

How I Cracked Facebook’s New Algorithm And Tortured My Friends

Last Saturday — 12 days ago now — I shared a cringeworthy video on Facebook: a 6-minute clip of a twentysomething white woman showing off her small, blandly decorated Brooklyn apartment. Sort of the
Twitter's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Live Stream Was Part Of A New Initiative

Twitter's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Live Stream Was Part Of A New Initiative

Twitter is starting to show live, local news broadcasts in a live streaming window next to its timeline during major breaking news events. Twitter's initiative to air these videos is currently rolled
Apple's New HomePod Is Leaving Mysterious White Rings On Wood Tables

Apple's New HomePod Is Leaving Mysterious White Rings On Wood Tables

Jon Chase/Wirecutter / Via thewirecutter.comApple's new HomePod smartspeaker has only been available to buy for less than a week, but the $350 gadget is already making its mark. Quite
YouTube TV Is Adding TNT, Adult Swim, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, And A Bunch Of Sports

YouTube TV Is Adding TNT, Adult Swim, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, And A Bunch Of Sports

YouTube / Via tv.youtube.comYouTube is adding more content to YouTube TV, the company’s year-old paid subscription service that lets you watch live cable and broadcast networks over the internet, and
Facebook Wants More Quality News, But Its Recent Moves Won't Guarantee It

Facebook Wants More Quality News, But Its Recent Moves Won't Guarantee It

Asa Mathat Facebook is rethinking its approach to news, and Monday the company made its clearest statement yet on where that process is heading. “We are, for the first time in the history of
YouTube's CEO Doesn't Think That Logan Paul Should Be Banned From The Platform

YouTube's CEO Doesn't Think That Logan Paul Should Be Banned From The Platform

Steve Marcus / ReutersYouTube has terminated business deals and suspended ads on controversial star Logan Paul's channel after he published a video showing a dead man in Japan's "suicide forest," but

Instagram Is Telling People If You Screenshot Their Story In A Test

This news has just ruined my life. No shame in being a lurker. LIVE YOUR LIFE, lurkers. Own it. Be proud of it. Except, obviously, do it discreetly because no one wants other people to know when
He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm. A few weeks before the 2016 election, he
Trendy Skin Care Company Deciem's Drama Feels A Whole Lot Like The Tech World

Trendy Skin Care Company Deciem's Drama Feels A Whole Lot Like The Tech World

Yes, this is really what's on the Deciem website when you click on "founder." Deciem / Via deciem.comA skin care company’s social media posts are not typically enough to send the internet into a

Indians Can Now Send Money To Each Other Via WhatsApp

The feature is still in beta but will eventually roll out to every WhatsApp user in India. WhatsApp is beta testing letting users in India send money to each other through the app. The feature isn't

Did You Send Bitcoin To @ElonnMusk? If So, You Just Got Twitter Scammed.

What do @Eilon_Musk, @ElonMuski, @EloonMusk, @Elonn_Musk, and @Alon_Musk have in common? Two things, actually: One, none of them are the real Twitter account of Tesla CEO Elon Musk. And two, they are
Teens Are Losing It Over Snapchat's Unpopular App Redesign

Teens Are Losing It Over Snapchat's Unpopular App Redesign

“me guarding my non-updated snapchat w my life” Snapchat users are pleading with the app to undo a redesign, which they say is "terrible," "trash," and "twisted." BuzzFeed News The company