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New York's Attorney General Ordered The Black Lives Matter Foundation To Stop Collecting Money

Following a BuzzFeed News investigation into donor confusion between the California-based foundation and the Black Lives Matter movement, authorities are stepping in.

Money Is Tight Right Now. Here’s How 9 People Are Getting By.

From a mechanic whose six-figure salary has been halved to a hairstylist who has lost her home, readers across the US gave us a look at their financial reality.

India Just Banned TikTok

The government ordered 59 Chinese-owned apps to be blocked following border clashes with China that left 20 Indian soldiers dead.

Here Are The Things You Need To Know From Apple's Big June Event

Shiny new updates for your shiny Apple toys.

Facebook Is Suing Two Developers It Says Sold Fake Likes And Scraped User Data

It’s the latest example of Facebook suing people it says have abused its platform.

The Trump Administration Will Soon Deny Work Permits For Asylum-Seekers Who Enter The US Without Authorization

The policy will also block work permits for asylum-seekers who do not file for protections within one year of arrival in the US.

Thousands Of Gig Workers Can’t Make A Living Unless They Install A Controversial Contact Tracing App First

Workers say the platforms are exploiting them by making it mandatory to install the Indian government's contact tracing app.

A Woman And 15 Of Her Friends Have The Coronavirus After One Night Out

They had been "doing everything the right way," the woman told a local news outlet. “And then the first night we go out, Murphy’s Law, I guess.”

He Won A Landmark Supreme Court Case That Changes LGBTQ History, But He Lost Nearly Everything To Make It Happen

"I don't regret one decision," said Gerald Bostock, the lead plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court ruling banning workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual identity.

Starbucks Is Now Allowing Its Employees To Wear Black Lives Matter Merch After Getting A Ton Of Backlash

The policy reversal comes after employee pushback and calls for a boycott.

Anna Wintour Isn’t Going To Cancel Herself

Vogue’s editor is now promising to do better for Black employees and readers. Does she not realize that she, largely alone, had all the power all along?

Peloton Warehouse Workers Begged Not To Do Home Deliveries During The Pandemic

Internal Peloton message board comments reveal fear among employees asked to deliver Peloton equipment to homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

Disneyland Plans To Reopen On July 17, But You're Going To Need A Reservation

The decision was announced even though there's been an increase in coronavirus infections in California.

Reese Witherspoon's Draper James Is Being Sued Over Its COVID-19 Dress Giveaway For Teachers

A group of women are alleging in the class action lawsuit that the company's "free dresses for teachers" giveaway was all a marketing stunt to get their personal information, something the company's lawyer denies.

Twitter Says You Have To Read This Article Before You Tweet It

The feature will be tested on Android phones.

Coronavirus Contact Tracers Are Facing Death Threats And Comparisons To Nazis On Facebook And YouTube

"Contact tracers are the new Gestapo," one post said.

Do You Feel The Same Way About Baked Goods As Everybody Else?

Let the fight between cookies and brownies begin.

Facebook Contractors Wanted Better Working Conditions. They Lost Their Jobs Instead.

The contingent Facebook workers in Austin have been organizing to pressure their direct employer, Wipro, for better treatment.

Mark Zuckerberg Promises Changes At Facebook While Declaring “Black Lives Matter”

“It’s encouraging to see Zuck post this, but I’ll maintain my skepticism until some sort of action is taken by the company," one Facebook employee told BuzzFeed News.

Some Nextdoor Moderators Are Furious With The Company’s Backing Of Black Lives Matter

Inside a private forum, some volunteer moderators for the platform are furious at the company's stance.

Twitter And Snapchat Are Reining Trump In. Critics Want Them To Do It To Politicians Around The World.

“Politicians in many places have posted worse."

There’s A Boom In Homebuying As Unemployment Soars

Forty-two million people have filed for unemployment. But last week applications for mortgages on new homes were up 17.5% compared to a year ago.

People On Nextdoor Say The Platform Censored Their "Black Lives Matter" Posts

People on the social platform say that moderators are deleting comments stating “Black Lives Matter” and stifling discussion about the nation’s protests.

To Build Its COVID-19 Task Force, Las Vegas Partnered With A Company Linked To UAE Intelligence

Group 42 helped provide “vital testing materials" to Las Vegas. It also owns an app that has allegedly been used to spy on people.

Instagram Influencing Has Long Had A Diversity Problem. This Blogger Says Now Is The Time For Change.

"You talk about diversity and inclusion and you want to create a platform for black women, but you barely post black women on your feed."

Workers Around The World Are Already Being Monitored By Digital Contact Tracing Apps

Coronavirus contact tracing apps aren’t government-mandated. But they may be employer-mandated.

Here’s What You Can Say On Facebook That You Can’t Say On Twitter

Neither platform is more free than the other — but they do have different rules.

Black Influencers Are Calling Out Popular Brands For Failing To Address The Deaths Of Unarmed Black People At The Hands Of The Police

"The memes you guys are posting on your pages are just not gonna cut it. Do more. Don’t just be present when it’s time to be lit, on the 'gram.”

The ACLU Is Suing Clearview AI To Stop “Privacy-Destroying Face Surveillance”

The civil liberties organization is suing the facial recognition company for allegedly violating the privacy of Illinois residents.

Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories Have Circulated For Years. It Took The Coronavirus Pandemic To Turn Him Into A Fake Villain.

After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.