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New York Times stories now include links that enable users to submit them to community news services, in this case Digg, Newsvine and Facebook.

Seems that even the biggest and the most "traditional" are yielding to the trend of increasing exposure through community news services. Sites like ZDnet and The Register already have them, and now New York Times has also joined in.

However, for some weird reason, they decided not to make direct links to Digg, Newsvine and Facebook but to use popups instead, which will surely annoy many users.

According to this report, NYTimes did this mostly to keep the pace with new trends, but I think that they also realized that additional traffic surely can't hurt them.

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