`Some` of Facebook posts now embeddable

Last Updated: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 12:45

Washington: Social media giant Facebook just added another feature to its already vast manner of sharing and posting content with the introduction of `embedding` option to posts and pictures.

However, the catch is that only a certain websites and news agencies will be able to embed public posts into blog posts, articles and websites for the time being, Fox News reports.

With the new feature, users will be able to `embed` posts just like Tweets and YouTube videos, and with use the embed code in blogs and websites.

The report said that Facebook embedding includes posts with pictures , videos, hashtags and other content and users can also like and share the post directly from the embed.

As the site is still testing the feature, only a handful of sites will be able to embed their Facebook posts today including CNN, Mashable, Huffington Post, Bleacher Report and People.

Recently Facebook introduced the `clickable hashtag` feature allowing users to follow the link about the same topic and see what the world is talking about it.

With the embedding feature users are able to click on the hashtags, even like certain picture or post and continue to follow the topic, the report added.

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First Published: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 12:45

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