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Thousands Of BuzzFeed Articles Have Disappeared

Gawker | J.K. Trotter | Posted 08.12.2014 | Media

You may have heard that BuzzFeed recently landed $50 million in venture capital, with which it hopes to transcend its long-time status as a “content...

(VIDEO) BuzzFeed Beefs Up Video Plans With New Funding

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.11.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

BuzzFeed's announcement today of a $50m new funding from Andreesen Horowitz comes with a new strategy for the wildly popular publisher's video ambitio...

BuzzFeed May Not Know How Many People You've Hooked Up With, But Do You?

Rachel Ryan | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Rachel Ryan

"Well, it's obviously not anywhere close to 653," said my friend, "but I'm honestly not sure. First of all, it depends -- how is BuzzFeed defining 'hookup'?" Ah, semantics. How do we, collectively, define one of the most pervasive terms of this generation?

BuzzFeed Gets A Huge Cash Injection

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2014 | Media

(Reuters) - Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is investing $50 million in BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment website known for produci...

Perilous Plagiarism

Patricia McGuire | Posted 10.10.2014 | College
Patricia McGuire

These words were shockingly familiar to me as a college president who has seen my fair share of plagiarism cases. They are part of the litany of excuses that many students recite upon finding themselves accused of plagiarizing term papers.

A Former Obama Aide's Revealing 'Rolling Stone' Article

Dennis Earl | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics
Dennis Earl

Reid Cherlin used to work for The Obama Administration. After the election of the new President in 2008, he worked in the Press Secretary's Office as one of its spokespeople. In a new piece for Rolling Stone magazine, he recounts his experiences from the inside. It has to be read to be believed.

This Is How Sleep (Or, Lack Of It) Really Affects Your Looks

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living

We've all seen the headlines about how not sleeping enough harms your looks. But while it's one thing to vaguely know the truth, it's another entir...

Is All Clickbait Created Equal? In Defense of Deep Thinking

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.27.2014 | Media
Jesse Damiani

In the age of bite-sized lists, tweets, and pithy "tl;dr" wrap-ups, we're losing the ability to engage deeply with subjects. Hoax sites have learned our diet and how to disguise themselves as food. The only way to fight back is to change what we eat.

The Power of Today's Newsroom: No Match for the Buzzfeed Listicle?

Jennifer Risi | Posted 09.27.2014 | Media
Jennifer Risi

Online stories often have an eternal shelf life that holds no geographical boundaries. The more that traditional media and brands collectively embrace this new normal, the more these challenges will become opportunities for us all.

6 Easy Sex Hacks That Don't Involve Flexibility

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.07.2014 | Women

"Life hacks" have occupied our offices, bathrooms, closets and kitchens. It's about time to employ a few in the bedroom. A video from BuzzFeedBlue ...

BuzzFeed Editor Fired Following Plagiarism Charges

Posted 07.27.2014 | Media

BuzzFeed has fired viral politics editor Benny Johnson after uncovering serial plagiarism in his work. BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith wrote in a note l...

Michael Calderone

BuzzFeed Reviewing Benny Johnson's Work Following Plagiarism Charges | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.26.2014 | Media

UPDATE: July 26, 12:10 a.m. -- BuzzFeed has fired viral politics editor Benny Johnson, saying it had found "40 instances of sentences or phrases copie...

Picture Perfect

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Ironically, it was in seeing themselves "perfectly" that these women embraced their imperfections as an essential part of their identity.

Is It Worth Sacrificing Your Secrecy to Be Social?

Jamie Silverman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Technology
Jamie Silverman

The amount of access we're unknowingly granting to the seemingly innocent sites we visit on a daily basis is getting more and more invasive with no end in sight. How do we shield ourselves from this invisible line we didn't even know existed?

Why Women REALLY Shave Their Legs

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women

Like wax on a hot plate, the cultural discussion about -- and policing of -- women's body hair is heating up. This clip from BuzzFeed Video adds to...

Who Awoke Your Sexuality?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.19.2014 | Entertainment

Whether it was Devon Sawa from "Casper," Jonathan Taylor Thomas in every JTT movie ever, the character Gadget in "Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers" or Rock...

Dad Texts Are The Best Texts

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy

Have you ever opened a text from your dad and reacted with a combination of laughter and horror? If so, this hilarious short of dads-with-phones-go...

TV News & Upworthy Are Transforming Us All Into Dumb, Ill-Informed, Simple-Minded Sheep

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media
Michael Shammas

For the first time in my life, I can confidently say that most news is not making us smarter -- it is making us dumber.

Open A Beer Bottle WIth A Dollar Bill And 20 Other Unexpected Objects

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.21.2014 | Weird News

You just bought a choice bottle of beer, but forgot your bottle opener. Do you: A. Go home and cry a lil' bit, while your favorite unopened beer r...

Tyler, The Creator Slams Buzzfeed Editors: 'Everybody In There Is Bored'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Tyler, the Creator and the Odd Future crew swung by Buzzfeed's New York office on Wednesday hoping to have some fun, but they discovered the site's ed...

Stop Trash-Talking Oysters

Jenna Amatulli | Posted 05.14.2014 | Taste
Jenna Amatulli

If you're going to form an opinion on oysters, please just take a taste of them so your thoughts actually hold water.

(VIDEO) Digitas Inks Partnerships with BuzzFeed, Epic Digital, SimpleReach

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.08.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Digitas announced three new partnerships at their NewFront event last Thursday. Through their collaboration with SimpleReach, Digitas launched a "fir...

These "Americans" Are Trying McDonalds For The First Time Ever

Barstool Sports | Posted 05.08.2014 | Weird News

I was under the impression you couldn’t be a legal US citizen unless you crushed Big Macs on the regular. To NEVER have it? Not once? I ‘m not ...

Watch Women Answer Questions Men Are Too Embarrassed To Ask

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.06.2014 | Women

Real talk: Does size matter? Every woman has her own opinion on that matter, but most women can pretty much agree on a few things. Of men's most p...

What Whets Your Late Night App-etite

Lisa Mercurio | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mercurio

This is not another article about what to eat and what not to eat at bedtime. It is, however, about what you consume. You and your brain, that is.