Chartbeat: when Facebook experienced a 45-minute outage on August 3 in many parts of the world, direct traffic to news websites spiked by 11%, search was up 8% (Hanna Kozlowska/Quartz)

Hanna Kozlowska / Quartz:
Chartbeat: when Facebook experienced a 45-minute outage on August 3 in many parts of the world, direct traffic to news websites spiked by 11%, search was up 8%  —  What happens when internet users can't go on Facebook?  Some turn to other social media platforms to joke about it.



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