Aug 1, 2013 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Facebook has announced the rollout of embedded posts, which will let users like and share photos, content, videos, and hashtags from public posts such as blogs, social networks, and websites directly with everyone.

However, posts that are set to public can be embedded. The feature is currently launched on CNN, People, Mashable, The Huffington Post, and Bleacher Report but Facebook has confirmed that it will be broadly available soon.

The example of embedded posts shared on the Facebook Newsroom are:

The official British Monarchy Page published this post shortly after the royal baby was born. You can click the #RoyalBabyBoy hashtag directly from the embedded post to discover similar content on Facebook:

Facebook Rolls Out Embedded Posts!

Andy Murray shared this picture after winning the 2013 Wimbledon Championships. People can like Andy’s page directly from the embedded post by clicking the “Like Page” button in the upper-right corner:

Facebook Rolls Out Embedded Posts!

Facebook has also offered instructions on using embedded posts in developer blog:

To embed a post, first check if the post is public by hovering over the audience selector (you’ll see a globe icon). Only public posts from pages and Facebook users can be embedded.

If the post is public, click the “Embed Post” option in the drop-down menu:

Facebook Rolls Out Embedded Posts!

Copy and paste the code provided in the dialog that pops up to your web page

Facebook Rolls Out Embedded Posts!

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Navneet Kaushal

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Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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