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WWF orders probe into allegations of abuse by rangers

Mar 05, 2019 - 11:14 PM

According to an in-depth Buzzfeed investigation into anti-poaching practices across 6 countries, the World Wide Fund for Nature funds 'vicious paramilitary forces' who have killed and tortured people in national parks in Asia and Africa

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BuzzFeed to cut 15% of its workers – reports

Jan 24, 2019 - 3:35 PM

The cuts stand to affect between 200 to 250 jobs and come as the company is seeking to reinvest resources in more promising areas such as content licensing and e-commerce

Special counsel disputes explosive report on Trump lawyer testimony

Jan 19, 2019 - 2:06 PM

"BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accurate," spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement.

PUSH BACK. Special counsel Robert Mueller (2nd L) leaves after a closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee June 21, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Buzzfeed France to shut down

Jun 08, 2018 - 10:56 AM

The site's editor blasts Buzzfeed's closure decision in spite of what he says were great site numbers in the past months

BUZZFEED FRANCE. The site's editor expresses disappointment after being shut down in spite of what he says were strong numbers in the past months. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

WATCH: #IJF18 – Help define the moral imperatives that should be guiding media and platforms' decisions

Apr 12, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Watch the discussion from the International Journalism Festival

VIRAL: 'Dear David,' a horror story told through Twitter

Sep 04, 2017 - 4:10 PM

In a series of tweets Buzzfeed cartoonist Adam Ellis narrates how he is supposedly being haunted by the ghost of a child with a dented head

R&B singer R. Kelly denies holding women captive

Jul 18, 2017 - 11:52 PM

R Kelly releases a statement after BuzzFeed News published a report alleging he held women in virtual slavery

Trump lashes out over 'phony' Russia dossier claims

Jan 12, 2017 - 7:32 AM

UPDATED The focus of the hour long press conference – his first in 6 months – is firmly on the unsubstantiated claims that his aides colluded with the Kremlin to win the US election and that Russia has compromising information on Trump

MEET THE PRESS. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump's first official news conference since the November elections. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Trump slams Russia leaks ahead of news conference

Jan 11, 2017 - 11:10 PM

Trump calls it more evidence of a political witch hunt to delegitimize his November victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton with 9 days to go before the 70 year old billionaire takes office

TRUMP. This file photo taken on January 9, 2017 shows President-elect Donald Trump speaks to the media at Trump Tower in New York. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/ AFP

PH GDP, Zika cases, fake news | 12PM wRap

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:52 PM

Watch the 12PM newscast with Mara Cepeda

Fake US election stories more viral than real news on Facebook – report

Nov 17, 2016 - 9:09 AM

Fake election news got more attention than did real stories on Facebook during the final months of the US presidential campaign an analysis reveals

The Facebook sign and logo is seen in Menlo Park, California on November 4, 2016. Josh Edelson/AFP

Merchandise jas Donald Trump ternyata buatan Indonesia

Aug 24, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Selain di Indonesia banyak produk Trump yang diproduksi di luar AS seperti di Bangladesh India Meksiko dan Tiongkok

Match-fixing in tennis 'widespread' – report

Jan 18, 2016 - 9:25 AM

The BBC and BuzzFeed News claim they have seen secret files exposing evidence of widespread suspected corruption at the top level of world tennis

In this file photo, rain falls on Arthur Ashe Stadium just minutes before Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic arrived on court for the men's final on the 14th day of the 2015 US Open Tennis Championship at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA, September 13, 2015. Justin Lane/EPA

WATCH: Americans react to #AlDub

Oct 31, 2015 - 2:32 PM

Americans try to figure out what pabebe means in this hilarious video

PABEBE WAVE. 'Buzzfeed' releases a video showing Americans reacting to AlDub. Screengrab from YouTube/BuzzFeedBlue

Investments heat up online news sector

Aug 23, 2015 - 11:10 AM

Money is flowing into digital news ventures at an unprecedented pace

WATCH: 11 awkward moments during Ramadan

Jul 17, 2015 - 1:33 PM

TheStruggleIsReal for Muslim millennials during Ramadan

Jetpacks over Dubai, Facebook Instant Articles, Apple Watch | SciTech4u

May 20, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Rappler gets its hand on the Apple Watch That and more in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Facebook rolls out Instant Articles

May 19, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Buzzfeed National Geographic and The New York Times are among the first news sites to be integrated in the Facebook news feed

Facebook in talks to host news, third-party content on site

Mar 24, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Facebook also appears to be offering a share of the revenue from ads running alongside hosted content

FACEBOOK. In this May 10, 2012 file photo, a view of an Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen in front of the login page on a computer are shown in Washington, DC. File Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

9 rahasia sukses BuzzFeed menjaring dunia

Feb 26, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Buzzfeed mengatakan media harus punya perasaan dan tidak mengunggah foto yang tidak diinginkan pemiliknya Apa lagi tips dari Buzzfeed?

Buzzfeed resmi merambah Jerman. Tampak tampilan Buzzfeed dalam bahasa Jerman dalam sebuah tampilan ponsel di Berlin, 16 Oktober 2014. Kay Nietfeld/EPA

Trillanes exposes Gonzales, Moro clash, ISIS beheading | The wRap

Feb 16, 2015 - 7:04 PM

Trillanes names Norberto Gonzales in a coup plot against President Aquino Rival Moro groups clash in Maguindanao ISIS beheads Egyptian Christians

Australian FM answers diplomatic questions using emoji

Feb 16, 2015 - 4:11 PM

Buzzfeed interviews Foreign Minister Julie Bishop by sending her text messages Bishop responded using only emojis

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, 18 October 2014. Ali Abbas/EPA

Uber exec suggests investigating critical journalists

Nov 19, 2014 - 3:46 PM

Backlash against ride sharing service Uber follows an off handed remark made by an Uber Senior Vice President for Business Emil Michael about snooping on journalists to deflect criticism

UBER. Uber signage in front of their headquarters in San Francisco, California, USA, 14 November 2014. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

In US, Jollibee ranks among 10 best foreign fast food chains

Oct 01, 2014 - 2:33 PM

A US based website ranks Jollibee as among the top 10 international fast food chains they ‘welcome with open arms’

It's our turn: Filipinos taste test American junk food

Aug 27, 2014 - 8:55 AM

Rappler responds to Buzzfeed s Filipino taste test videos

Americans taste test Filipino 'chichirya'

Aug 15, 2014 - 7:37 PM

The Buzzfeed staff is at it again this time testing local sari sari store snacks

With fresh investment, BuzzFeed expands anew

Aug 12, 2014 - 9:29 AM

Andreessen Horowitz announces it is investing 50 million in BuzzFeed and that one of its partners Chris Dixon will join the company s board

Soldier's 'selfie' raises questions over Moscow's role in Ukraine

Aug 02, 2014 - 1:12 PM

Russian MPs have called for a halt to soldiers using social networking sites to share information of potential value to its foes

Webhits: Guys doing their girlfriends' makeup

Mar 27, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Some guys go on a dare to put makeup on their girlfriends Watch to see if they fared well

WebHits: Best Animal Photobombs of 2013

Jan 04, 2014 - 8:00 AM

A compilation of the top 10 animal photobombs of 2013

#WHIPIT A Filipino campaign goes global and viral

Dec 18, 2013 - 6:23 PM

Pantene and Rappler s WHIPIT campaign is being talked about globally Here s why

Greenwald quits Guardian for 'dream' project

Oct 16, 2013 - 8:41 AM

Greenwald told BuzzFeed it would be a very well funded very substantial new media outlet

GLENN GREENWALD. Brazil-based Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald testifying before the Brazilian Senate's foreign relations committee, in Brasilia, on August 6, 2013. Photo by AFP / Agencia Senado / Lia de Paula

BuzzFeed goes global in French, Spanish, Portuguese

Oct 14, 2013 - 11:33 PM

BuzzFeed teams up with Duolingo for crowdsourced translated content

CROWDSOURCED. BuzzFeed and Duolingo join forces to provide translated content. Owl image from

BuzzFeed Pinoy Pride list: Lea, Charice, more

Jul 03, 2013 - 12:10 AM

The website lists 27 Pinoys to be proud of

FLAG BEARERS. BuzzFeed lists Pinoys who have made a mark globally