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The Internet Ate My Newspaper

Alex Iansiti | Posted 02.28.2015 | Technology
Alex Iansiti

Overall, there is still a requirement for traditional journalism and original reporting because all three of these websites report the news but don't do a lot of the original fact finding and investigation like traditional media sources do.

Dating Deal Breakers According To Women And Men

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.25.2015 | Women

Everyone has their pet peeves when it comes to dating. Some are understandable and some are just plain weird. In two new videos, BuzzFeed asked wom...

The Empowering Advice Women In Hollywood Would Give To Young Girls

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.24.2015 | Women

"What advice would you give to the young girls of the world?" That's the question BuzzFeed posed to 11 famous women on the Oscars' red carpet on Fe...

How Bitly and Facebook Cleaned Up Web Traffic

Jehiah Czebotar | Posted 02.19.2015 | Technology
Jehiah Czebotar

Because there is no information identifying Facebook beyond the referrer for web requests, we can measure the rate of unknown referrers on traffic through uniquely tagged Bitlinks that are explicitly shared only on Facebook.

Here's An Uplifting Story About A Woman In Tech. Meet Paola Who Now Works At BuzzFeed

Katharine Zaleski | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Katharine Zaleski

At PowerToFly we recently interviewed Paola Maldonada, a mobile developer at BuzzFeed, about her incredible career reinvention, Latinas in tech and how she recently landed her dream job. Here's what she told us.

Geraldo Rivera Doesn't Think Obama's Buzzfeed Video Was So Bad

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.13.2015 | Media

The hosts of "Fox & Friends" weren't thrilled when they discovered that Barack Obama had filmed a cutesy Buzzfeed video advertising the upcoming Affor...

What Dudes Think Of Women's Names

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.12.2015 | Women

Are you a trustworthy Sarah or an intimidating Alexandra? Since you can definitely tell everything (and by everything we mean pretty much nothing) ...

BuzzFeed Will Interview Obama

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.08.2015 | Media

BuzzFeed will interview President Obama on Tuesday, Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith announced on Sunday. "This will be our first interview with a sitting...

Women Read Playboy For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.06.2015 | Women

Fun fact: Between pages of naked women, there are actual articles in Playboy. BuzzFeed asked 10 women who had never read Playboy to read the magaz...

Watch Chinese People Trying Panda Express For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.05.2015 | Taste

Their reactions may surprise you.

BuzzFeed Read Proportionally More By Latinos Than White Americans

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.04.2015 | Media

BuzzFeed is now read proportionally more by Latinos than white Americans, the site's editor-in-chief Ben Smith announced in a memo to staff Tuesday. ...

This Is What It's Like To Wear A Hijab For A Day

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women

If you are a woman who chooses to wear a hijab, do people treat you differently? Does the experience impact the way you feel about yourself? In a new ...

Ideal Body Types Through History Could Teach Us All Something About Women's Bodies

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women

The "ideal" woman's body type has taken on a number of forms over the past 3,000 years. In ancient Egypt, it was slender shoulders and a narrow waist;...

My One and Only Ever Top Ten List

David Sable | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
David Sable

Depending on your level of cynicism, I imagine you can argue that a list like the way couples annoy each other can help your relationship, that one on cheap food shopping, or what you will miss from SkyMall increase our intellectual capacity. Or not.

The View on Climate Change Is Different From 4.5 Feet

Kelly Chang | Posted 01.23.2015 | Green
Kelly Chang

While the top climate university professors disparage about our future, youth seem to remain hopeful, even excited to take on the challenge of climate change, despite being the generation that will likely be most affected.

Should Women Ask Men Out? Both Genders Weigh In.

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women

Tons of retro dating advice has gone out of style over the years, but there's one custom we have yet to do away with: The dude always asking the lady ...

Michael Calderone

Journalist Joshua Hersh Named BuzzFeed's Michael Hastings Reporting Fellow

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.06.2015 | Media

NEW YORK –- BuzzFeed News named journalist Joshua Hersh on Tuesday as the site’s next Michael Hastings National Security Reporting Fellow, a one-y...

WATCH: What Do Straight Guys Think Of David Beckham, Hugh Jackman And Other Hot Celeb Dads?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Ever wonder what straight men think of hot celebrity dads like David Beckham, Will Smith and Channing Tatum? Buzzfeed sought to answer this questio...

My Top Ten 'Top Ten Critics List' Critic's List

John K. Herr | Posted 02.26.2015 | Comedy
John K. Herr

It's the end of the year, which means endless end-of-the-year lists, especially for TV shows. And I didn't watch TV this year. Seriously. I cut the cable cord in 2008. Yes, I am superior to you, thanks for asking.

WATCH: Straight Guys Kiss Other Guys For The First Time

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a group of straight men and ask them to kiss one another? Neither have we. But Buzzfeed is bac...

WATCH: Here's What Happens When These Best Friends See Each Other Naked For The First Time

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.15.2014 | Gay Voices

What's it like to see your buddy naked for the first time after knowing him for years? Buzzfeed tackled this question over the weekend in one of th...

News Corp Executive Blasts BuzzFeed

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson has a bit of an issue with BuzzFeed, it seems, calling it a "strange" and "garish" place filled with "rubbish...

WATCH: Here's What Happens When Guys Try Drag For The First Time

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Buzzfeed's "The Try Guys," a group of men employed by Buzzfeed to explore different ways of navigating the world and recreate viral content in differe...

This Is How You Change When You Go From High School To College

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.25.2014 | College

If the high school you and the college you met, would they recognize each other? Probably not. BuzzFeed is here to provide a few examples of the p...

These Awkward Thanksgiving Photos Will Make You Thankful For The Holiday

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.25.2014 | Comedy

Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with food, family and friends -- a combo that comes with endless potential for awkward photo opportunities. Feast...