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The Washington Post will publish all of its stories directly on Facebook

Facebook's attempt to absorb the publishing world with Instant Articles started small and slow, but it looks like that's about to change. Originally reported by Recode, The Washington Post made the surprising announcement today that it will publish "100% of its stories" to Facebook as Instant Articles. Facebook hasn't opened Instant Articles to all of its users yet, but that's still a big win for the platform since some publishers have approached it in trepidation; as of June, The New York Times, for example, was only ready to publish about 30 stories a day on Facebook.

Instant Articles have been controversial in the publishing world due to fears of ceding financial (and eventually editorial) control to a monolithic social network that...

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