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BuzzFeed, Inc. is an American Internet media, news and entertainment company with a focus on digital media; it is based in New York City. BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 by Jonah Peretti and John S. Johnson III, to focus on tracking viral content. Kenneth Lerer, co-founder and chairman of The Huffington Post, started as a co-founder and investor in BuzzFeed and is now the executive chairman. Originally known for online quizzes, "listicles", and pop culture articles, the company has grown into a global media and technology company, providing coverage on a variety of topics including politics, DIY, animals, and business.Source
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The Saga Of Harry Cherry And The Problem With Twitter Verification

The Saga Of Harry Cherry And The Problem With Twitter Verification

This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz.The cautionary tale of a Twitter account takeover and what the company can do to avoid more incidents of identity violations.The headline reads like a lost J.K. Rowling manuscript left in an attic somewhere, but really...this person exists and the story of how his account wound up in the hands of a random girl is even more strange. Now, while there have been instances of “account takeovers” for cross-promotional purposes, Q&A sessions for fans on a...

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17 Designers Who Probably Did Not Get A Raise

17 Designers Who Probably Did Not Get A Raise

The person in charge of creating this sign: 2. The person who submitted this layout: 3. The employee in charge of this confusing display: 4. The person who painted this sign: 5. The person who needed spell-check: 6. The person who thought there wasn't anything wrong with this packaging design: 7. The person in charge of this organizational effort: 8. The designer of these doors: 9. The person who was in charge of these label placements: 10. The person who wrote this menu: 11. The journalist who probably needed a copyeditor to give a final review: 12. The designer who didn't see...

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29 Pictures Of The Derecho Damage In Iowa

"Every street in Cedar Rapids is horrifying."Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

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Cardi B Wants Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez For President

Cardi B Wants Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez For President

"In other words, I got a bag and fixed my teeth."Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

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16 Wild "Tiger King" Trivia Facts, Just In Case The Netflix Show Wasn't Bonkers Enough Already

16 Wild "Tiger King" Trivia Facts, Just In Case The Netflix Show Wasn't Bonkers Enough Already

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Boris Johnson Has Tested Positive For The Coronavirus

Boris Johnson Has Tested Positive For The Coronavirus

Health secretary Matt Hancock has also tested positive and chief medical officer Chris Whitty is self-isolating after experiencing symptoms.The journalists at BuzzFeed News are proud to bring you trustworthy and relevant reporting about the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, and sign up for our newsletter, .UK prime minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for after developing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is now self-isolating in Downing Street."After experiencing mild symptoms yesterday, the prime minister was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of England’s chief...

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British GQ Put China's President And Thailand's King On Its "Worst Dressed" List, Then Removed Them Online So As Not To Cause Offence

British GQ Put China's President And Thailand's King On Its "Worst Dressed" List, Then Removed Them Online So As Not To Cause Offence

The magazine’s parent company confirmed to BuzzFeed News they’d been removed from GQ's website. When British GQ published its prestigious annual list of best-dressed men — this year topped by actor Timothée Chalamet — the magazine’s staff also named 10 of the world’s worst dressed. Top of the list was Boris Johnson’s perpetually tracksuited chief adviser Dominic Cummings (“why does Boris Johnson’s political disruptor dress like an unlicensed cab driver?”). The nine others included Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg (“Android chic is not a vibe”), US president Donald Trump (“A sad...

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This Is Facebook's News Survey

This Is Facebook's News Survey

Last week, Facebook its News Feed would prioritize links from publications its users deemed "trustworthy" in an upcoming survey. Turns out that survey isn't a particularly lengthy or nuanced one. In fact, it's just two questions.Here is Facebook's survey — in its entirety:A Facebook spokesperson confirmed this as the only version of the survey in use. They also confirmed that the questions were prepared by the company itself and not by an outside party.Facebook is overhauling its News Feed amid ongoing criticism of its platform, which has come under fire for . This latest effort to mitigate...

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Trump's Immigration Talk Hasn't Deterred International Students

Trump's Immigration Talk Hasn't Deterred International Students

International students are choosing to enroll at American colleges at rates largely unchanged from previous years, according to a , which eased months of concern that Donald Trump's hardline immigration rhetoric would curb interest from foreign students.The Institute of International Education found there was virtually no change in the so-called yield rate of international students — a measure of how many students accepted admissions offers from US colleges. The metric was closely watched this year, because most students sent their applications out long before Trump announced his...

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14 Suspected Hits On British Soil That The Government Ignored

14 Suspected Hits On British Soil That The Government Ignored

This is Part Two of a BuzzFeed News investigation.Part One: Part Three: Part Four: Part Five: Part Six: Part Seven: The London square was still and cold when the body fell, dropping silently through the moonlight and landing with a thud. Impaled through the chest on the spikes of a wrought iron fence, it dangled under the streetlamps as blood spilled onto the pavement. Overhead, a fourth-floor window stood open, the lights inside burning.The dead man was Scot Young. The one-time multimillionaire and fixer to the world’s super-rich had been telling friends, family, and the for years that he...

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