BuzzFeed admits it bowed to business pressure by deleting posts

April 20, 2015 3:26 PM

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BuzzFeed admits it bowed to business pressure by deleting posts

BuzzFeed admitted over the weekend that it scrubbed at least three posts over complaints from advertisers, marking the second time this month the viral juggernaut has seen its editorial practices come under scrutiny.

The deletions, which were first reported by Gawker, were detailed by BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith in a memo circulated among staffers.

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