07/07/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Wall Street Journal Breaks News Over Foursquare For The First Time

When Times Square was evacuated earlier this afternoon, The Wall Street Journal "checked in" to the area on Foursquare with a news alert: "Portions of Times Square have been evacuated after a report of a suspicious package."

This was the first time the Journal has used Foursquare to break news, according to a release.

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