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Six Ways Viral Listicles Will Doom Journalism And All Humanity

Alex Sinclair Lack | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK
Alex Sinclair Lack

Questions are worth asking when articles are being written with the main intention of maximizing shares. Journalism must evolve with the times, but if we are to reach the post-post-truth era, it must do so responsibly and not let its standards fall in the process.

Companies Making Great Strides In Video

Dror Ginzberg | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Tech
Dror Ginzberg

It's an interesting development in the ongoing transformation of the publishing industry, and one that results from a couple of media's biggest trends. First, there's the increasing appetite for video, and second, there's the migration of audiences from owned and operated sites to social networks.

In A Post-Truth Society, Does It Matter That The Trump Dossier Is Unverified?

Emma Rosen | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Politics
Emma Rosen

Buzzfeed's decision flies in the face of journalistic ethics, standards and tradition and is against everything that many in the industry stand for. This explains the mass denouncement of the editorial choice over the unsubstantiated publication by virtually every major news organisation. In practically any other circumstances they would be right to do so.

Trump Shouts 'Fake News' At CNN Reporter, Brands BuzzFeed A 'Failing Pile Of Garbage'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Politics

Donald Trump attacked CNN and BuzzFeed during a press conference on Wednesday amid allegations that Russia holds compromising personal and financial i...

Social Media Isn't Just Changing How We Engage With Politics - It's Creating A New Kind Of Politician

Philip Ellis | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Politics
Philip Ellis

The threat of the echo chamber is something of a recurring theme at Social Media Week London. In a session on social news, Twitter's Nick Owers assert...

British Bosses Should Fear Their 'Credibility Gulf' With the Public

Tom Maddocks | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK
Tom Maddocks

Bosses need to work harder at learning to 'speak human,' sounding like real people who are dealing with the issues in a realistic way, being more honest about the problems they face, instead of simply repeating a series of 'key messages' in interviews while avoiding the tough questions.

Louise Ridley

How Curious Bedfellows BBC And BuzzFeed Became A Perfect Media Match

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK

The BBC has teamed up with BuzzFeed News for a landmark investigation exposing evidence of tennis match-fixing, in a media move which has both excited...

If You Spoke To Other People Like You Speak To Your Pets...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Comedy

There's a lot of uncertainty in this world, but there's one thing we can be sure of - some people suddenly become ridiculous when confronted with an a...

Acne-Suffering Women Undergo Incredible Makeup Transformations

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Style

Being faced with acne can be especially daunting, especially if you have skin prone to a flare up at random times. To combat this Buzzfeed brought ...

Italian Man Forced To Answer Some Of BuzzFeed's 'Questions Americans Have For Italians'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Comedy

You may have seen BuzzFeed assaulting your Facebook News Feed left, right and centre with videos titled "Questions Americans Have For [insert national...

Americans Watch Father Ted. Confusion Ensues

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Comedy

"Uh oh, he just pushed a person in a wheel chair down" and "were we supposed to laugh at that?" are just some of the remarks made after a group of Ame...

If Men Were Treated Like Women In The Workplace

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Women have it hard in the workplace, but a lot of men just don't notice. BuzzFeed Video have decided to point out a few of the things female employees...

Proof That Cats Are Always Drunk

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Comedy

We finally have an explanation for all those crazy things cats do. We think they're just drunk all the time. It would certainly explain a lot, from...

When Your Co-Worker Comes In Sick

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Comedy

We've all had to deal with the colleague who comes into work ill, coughs everywhere, risks getting everyone else sick and ultimately refuses to go hom...

Kittens Meet Puppies For The First Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Is there anything cuter than a bunch of newborn kittens hanging out with some puppy pals for the first time? Apparently not! This two minute video sho...

8 Texts That Prove Parents Are Evolving

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Parents are changing. Their growing ability to access the internet is somehow making them... evolve. Suddenly, they're using memes and saying 'LOL'. T...

14 Kids Having Super Epic Meltdowns

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Parents

Kids: all smiles and laughter until you lift a camera. Capturing your children screaming blue murder might not be quite what you had in mind for t...

Five Steps To Getting Your Book Published

Mark Hillary | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

We are surrounded by more distractions than ever today. Social networks offer endless opportunities to publish short thoughts without the effort involved in crafting the 200-pages of content you might need for a book.

Six Reasons Why I'm Quitting Stand-Up Comedy

Ben Morgan | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Ben Morgan

Set up your own 'comedian' page on Facebook if you like, but until you are writing 'comedian' in your passport it's just a hobby. It's an expensive one too. Getting to gigs isn't cheap, and if like me you live outside of shitty London and are permanently skint it rules out a lot of opportunities.

What Can We Learn from the News Sites Pioneering Dark Social?

Will Bancroft | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

Last year some incredible data from BuzzFeed and USA Today's viral sports site, For The Win, showing the rise of WhatsApp and decline of Twitter, for mobile sharing, sparked even more interest in dark social.

Uber Exec's Boast Leads To Epic PR Disaster

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK

The chief executive of taxi app Uber has made an unprecedented 14-tweet-long apology after a senior member of his staff was caught saying he wanted to...

These 16 Photos Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Comedy

In which BuzzFeed rounds up 16 modern-day optical illusions. 'Modern-day optical illusions' being: bizarre photos that have made it onto the internet ...

15 Signs That Will Make You Question Everything

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Comedy

From the zoo to the canteen, the office to the swimming pool, BuzzFeed rounds up a collection of signs that are brilliantly strange... and strangely b...

If Women Were Honest On First Dates, They'd Say Things Like This

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Comedy

From wishing you'd shaved your legs to pretending to know obscure bands, we think every woman will be able to relate to this sketch by BuzzFeed, which...

These Are 10 Amazing Internet Feelings You Know Too Well

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Thank you, BuzzFeed, for putting into words - and video-form - some of the best feelings you can get when using the internet. Well, apart from the one...