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NY Mag Lost Over 500,000 Page Views on Cosby Cover Story During DDoS Attack

Social media turned out to be the perfect safety net when their site went dark. Through Twitter, Instagram and even Tumblr, the magazine was able to keep the hype alive with bits to hold readers over. And by posting the entire cover story (photos and all), anxious readers got to read the story during the site’s downtime and on the magazine’s terms, rather than on an archive site.

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