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Alex Stamos, Ex-Facebook Security Chief, Blames Journalists For Cambridge Analytica Fallout

Alex Stamos, Ex-Facebook Security Chief, Blames Journalists For Cambridge Analytica Fallout

A Facebook initiative announced last year designed to generate “independent, credible research about the role of social media in elections” is faltering, BuzzFeed reported this week, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the program and its participants. According to Facebook’s former chief security officer, reporters who covered the company’s Cambridge…

5 Things I Learned As BuzzFeed Quizzes’ Unofficial Fact-Checker

5 Things I Learned As BuzzFeed Quizzes’ Unofficial Fact-Checker

In a world plagued by both fake news and “FAKE NEWS,” fact-checking has become something like a civic duty for nerds on the internet. For some, this is the culmination of a lifetime spent being an insufferable know-it-all at parties. For me, it’s just a chance to finally call Buzzfeed…