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Internet Website
    (November 1, 2006- )
    Headquartered in New York City
    Founded by Jonah Peretti and John S. Johnson III
    Known for online quizzes, pop culture articles, and global news
    It popularized the term 'listicle.'
    A Pew survey found that a majority of Americans viewed it as an unreliable news source (2014).
    Its editors and writing staff have repeatedly had to fend off charges of plagiarism from other news outlets.
    It instigated the pointless argument over 'the Dress' and whether it was coloured 'blue and black' or 'white and gold' (2015).
    It circulated a widely disputed story claiming that President Trump instructed Michael Cohen to lie under oath to Congress. A spokesperson for Robert Mueller characterized the report as 'not accurate' (January 2019).
    It was one of the first websites created specifically to cover viral phenomena.
    Its original 'Dress' post garnered more than 28 million views in a single day.
    A Facebook Live video of two BuzzFeed interns wrapping rubber bands around a watermelon causing it to explode went viral (2016).
    It made the successful transition from a pop culture puff-piece site to a serious force in global journalism and reportage.
    It won Webby Awards for Best News App and Best Interview/Talk Show (2017).
    Its news staff was nominated as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for their investigative reporting on the Russian government (2017).
    BuzzFeed News staff won both the National Magazine Award and the George Polk Award in 2018.

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