‘The New York Times’ Posts Full Stories As Facebook Notes During Website Outage

All the news that’s fit to Facebook? When The New York Times suffered a site outage Wednesday, the newspaper turned to Facebook notes to post some key stories in their entirety.

The Times said in a post on its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon:

As you may be aware, the Times is experiencing a server issue that has resulted in our website being temporarily unavailable. We expect the site to be restored soon.

In the meantime, we are publishing key news articles in their entirety here on Facebook. Our latest story on the conflict in Egypt is here:

The newspaper published the following stories as Facebook notes:

The New York Times’ website was restored later Wednesday afternoon.

Readers: Were you surprised to see full Times stories on Facebook?

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