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Covers:  Digital Politics, Future Of Journalism, Online Publishing, Digital Media

Deputy Tech Editor, BuzzFeed

What Kind Of Creep Sells A Celebrity's Naked Photos On The Internet

buzzfeed.com — By his own account, Bryan Hamade was asleep when he became the internet's primary suspect in the last month's celebrity nude-photo hacking scandal. At the time Bryan, 27, was living in his mother's basement and resting after a particularly busy day online, while anonymous Reddit and 4chan users were hard at work reverse engineering his identity with a brand of vigilante online detective work that's now become a hallmark of internet conspiracy theories.

Sexist French Uber Promotion Pairs Riders With "Hot Chick" Drivers

buzzfeed.com — Yesterday, Uber's Lyon office unveiled a new promotion with an app called "Avions de Chasse." The deal pairs Uber riders with "hot chick" drivers as they make their way across the city. "It's going to be the most beautiful thing on Earth," the post suggests of the free ride promotion.

Welcome To The Future: I Just Bought Chicken Nuggets With My Dang iPhone

buzzfeed.com — Throw out your wallets. Cut up your credit cards. Burn all your paper currency. Your wallet-less future begins NOW. Today, Apple finally rolled out Apple Pay, the company's NFC-powered (NFC is a type of short-range wireless communication) one-touch payment system.

Here's Why You Should Never Try To Predict The Future Of Technology

buzzfeed.com — One of the perils of writing on the internet is that it has a long and easily accessible memory. This is especially true with tech writing, where the take is currency and most often includes at least a little bit of future-casting.

Everything You Need To Know About Today's Medium-Sized Apple Event

buzzfeed.com — There will be new iPads...and...uh, maybe something else. ..

Snapchat Wants You To Stop Using Shady Third-Party Developers

buzzfeed.com — In a company blog post this morning, Snapchat cautioned its users against installing third-party developer apps, after over 200,000 Snapchat photos leaked this weekend due to a breach of the third party app, Snapsaved.

The Creeps Behind The Celeb Photo Leaks Are Now Preying on Women on Whisper

buzzfeed.com — In the wake of the continuing celebrity nude photo leaks, online nude photo trading rings and hackers are finding new ways to continue to obtain illicit private photos of thousands of celebrities and regular women, alike.

A Quick Tour Of The New York Times' Twitter Graveyard

buzzfeed.com — A week ago, New York Times chief television critic Alessandra Stanley landed in hot water after a much-maligned profile of the television producer Shonda Rhimes. In a statement, Stanley deflected criticism of the piece, alluding to the reactionary tendencies of the internet - specifically Twitter.

You May Want To Wait Before Upgrading To iOS 8.0.1

buzzfeed.com — There's a new update out for iOS 8 and it's causing some slight problems for iPhone users, namely, disabling their ability to connect to cellular service. Just updated my iPhone 6 to 8.0.1 and now both my cell service (AT&T) and Touch ID are not working.

iPhone 6 Plus Users Are Sitting On And Bending Their Enormous New Phones

buzzfeed.com — The iPhone 6 Plus, with its 5.5 inch display is big. Really big. Like, markedly bigger than a Pop Tart big. So big, in fact, that people have joked about making custom cargo shorts to contain it: But, size-be-damned, people are buying these phablets (ugh) and forcefully jamming them down their skinny jeans.
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Oct 24, 2014

"how was your night?" "well, some doctor who was treating sick people in Africa got real sick in my city and I sent a bunch of dumb tweets"

Oct 23, 2014

@lisatozzi it's so so so ridiculous especially how earnest it is!

Oct 23, 2014

he's no doubt been reading your ~super witty~ tweets RT @NBCNightlyNews: JUST IN: President Obama has been briefed on the Ebola case in NYC

Oct 23, 2014

cnn should stop worrying about nyc ebola and find that dang plane

Oct 23, 2014

everything is bad and dumb RT @markberman: CNN: "Putting a lot of people on the screen prevents Ebola, right?" pic.twitter.com/AdOcyXpWS8

Oct 23, 2014

@nickmendez im clearly not the one to ask but idk it was pretty lame. maybe if it was totally free and came with prime? idk

Oct 23, 2014

i think it's important to admit when you're wrong and BOY, was i ever wrong about that Amazon fire phone. yeesh.



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