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BuzzFeed Deleted 3 Posts Under Pressure From Its Business Department

Gawker | J.K. Trotter | Posted 04.18.2015 | Media

Earlier this week, BuzzFeed launched an internal review of any posts that its editors or writers had deleted from the site since editor-in-chief Ben S...

Watch A History Of Facial Hair, In Under 2 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.16.2015 | Style

From the “Abraham Lincoln-esque chin curtains” of the 1860s to the goatees of the 1950s, facial hair trends in America have evolved through the ag...

Gabriel Arana

BuzzFeed's Journalism #FAIL: Publisher Deletes Post Critical Of Dove | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

*** UPDATED *** It’s one of the cardinal rules of journalism: Once you publish something, there’s no taking it back (at least not without a cor...

BuzzFeed Deletes Post Critical Of Advertiser

Gawker | J.K. Trotter | Posted 04.10.2015 | Media

Wednesday afternoon, BuzzFeed published a post by staff writer Arabelle Sicardi that openly criticized a bizarre advertising campaign by Dove. (A samp...

Good Stories Still Rule in Journalism's Wired Era

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media
Bill Lichtenstein

It's often said in the digital world that "content is king." It is clear that in journalism, good stories (even at considerable lengths) still rule, whether in books, newspapers, magazine, web-based publications, podcasts, or on innovative digital narrative platforms.

Watch The Reactions Of These Adults Eating Lunchables

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.27.2015 | Taste

Some things might be better left in the 90s.

Humans Try To Catch Food, Aren't Nearly As Cute As Fritz The Dog

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.27.2015 | Comedy

Fritz is one cool golden retriever. He loves playing catch with food like burritos and doughnuts. Fritz doesn't always catch his food, but he's still ...

People Take A Swing At Describing Sexual Bases, Hit It Out Of The Park

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.26.2015 | Comedy

We don't all run the bases the same -- and that goes for baseball and sex. Check out BuzzFeed's "What Are The Sexual Bases?" for person-on-the-stre...

This Is What Happens When Couples Try To Wear 'Undies For Two'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.14.2015 | Weddings

Ever thought about what it would be like to actually wear Fundies, aka couples' underwear with four legs holes? We didn't think so. BuzzFeed asked ...

Why We Need Diversity in American Media

Shaleila Louis | Posted 03.11.2015 | World
Shaleila Louis

Diversity isn't about tearing down America's place in the media. It's about making some new ones for some other countries too.

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 04.20.2015 | 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 04.19.2015 | 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 03.27.2015 | 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.