BuzzFeed apologizes (sort of) for smear of The Oatmeal cartoonist

Viral site BuzzFeed is under criticism for publishing a malicious attack on a cartoonist that contained major factual errors. Editor-in-chief Ben Smith has responded but the site may need to do more in the future if it wants to play in the media big leagues.

8 Websites You (Really Do) Need to Stop Building

A comic from The Oatmeal cuts at the core of the social web: entrepreneurs in love with their unoriginal ideas. Titled “8 Websites You Need to Stop Building,” it skewers the likes of, for example, “Websites that let me know what my friends are up to.”