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BuzzFeed - the website changing the way the world consumes news

You can laugh all you like at its lists – 15 Most Inspiring Moustaches In the Animal Kingdom –  but BuzzFeed is deadly serious, says Tim Walker. The website recorded 85 million visitors in one recent month

Sir Tim Berners-Lee said growing censorship is threatening democracy

'Excessive' surveillance knocks UK down table for 'free and open web'

Even Chile, Uruguay and South Africa beat us in the WWWF index

The scandal has been damaging to the credibility of Wikipedia

Wikipedia names Texas PR firm over false manipulation of site entries

Free encyclopaedia called in lawyers after 300 'sock puppet' accounts were traced to single firm

Facebook reveals policy to tackle bullying and defends publication of beheadings footage

Social media site works with organisations including Childline and Parentzone to limit online bullying

Search engines take on child abuse: The 'massive breakthrough' where little has changed

David Cameron was as anxious as the Daily Mail to herald today's joint announcement by Google and Microsoft as a historic moment.

Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport Maria Miller (second left) and Prime Minister David Cameron (centre) talk to members of leading search engines, internet service providers, the National Crime Agency and the NSPCC, during a child abuse summit in Downing Street

David Cameron promises to direct intelligence services to investigate 'dark net' of paedophiles

Child protection agencies warn new security measures announced by Google and Microsoft will do little to tackle online child abuse

Buzzfeed's founder Jonah Peretti previously signalled more serious intent by making the political journalist Ben Smith his editor-in-chief

BuzzFeed, Vice and next generation in serious news

One built its reputation by exposing fashion faux pas, the other by listing pictures of strangely-behaving pets. But two youth-oriented media brands, Vice and BuzzFeed, are fast becoming challengers to the traditional news industry.

Robert Hall, an english student at Goldsmiths University, is on a zero-pay contract at Planet Ivy

Writing is on the wall for the new slaves: Contributors who work for free for website magazines

Despite the latest upbeat job figures, a fifth of 16-24 year-olds remain out of education or work - and some firms are taking advantage

The Independent website records 83% growth in a year

Independent.co.uk grew faster than any quality or national title in September

Michael O'Leary ignored harsh criticism and traded jokes on the social network account

What happened when Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary went on Twitter for live Q&A? He crash-landed spectacularly

The combative CEO seemed unaware that his inappropriate response to one of the first questioners – a woman – would be seen by everyone as critics lined up to fire shots at airline's ill-prepared and inappropriate boss

Peretti, a quintessential nerd genius, initially wanted to understand 'why things go viral'

Jonah Peretti: And at number one on Buzzfeed's list is...

The website made up of 'listicles' about everything from cats to politics is now a primary source for our news consumption says its creator. Susie Mesure meets Jonah Peretti

Pierre Omidyaris the founder of eBay

Pierre Omidyar: The reclusive eBay founder will battle with The Washington Post owner and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to create the future of news

Billionaire was asked about buying The Washington Post - which was eventually sold to the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for $250m

Almost half of world’s websites dealing in commercial child sexual abuse material have their servers located in US, says report

Live streamed videos of abuse and pay-per-view child rape among 'disturbing' cybercrime trends, Europol report reveals

Almost half of world’s websites dealing in commercial child sexual abuse material have their servers located in US

Company town: inside Amazon’s Swansea fulfillment centre

The thinking outside the box: The Amazing world of online retail giant Amazon

Fifteen years after its UK launch, the shopping site employs tens of thousands of people in areas where traditional industries have gone under. Simon Usborne takes a browse behind the scenes

Journalist Charlotte Raven says she got it wrong

New website gets off to a shaky start: Feminist Times provokes huge row with forced sterilisation article

Editor Charlotte Raven pulls controversial piece, admitting 'we got it wrong'

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The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
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Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

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From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
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Boris Johnson's war on diesel

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Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

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The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
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The air strikes were tragically real

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