FacebookIn an effort to spread its content more widely across the web and make status updates more conducive to breaking news, Facebook will start allowing publishers to embed publicly shared posts on their sites. The function, to be announced Wednesday, will launch with a few partner media sites, and work similarly to how you embed tweets across the web. Embedding Facebook content around the web means people could begin encountering posts that originated on Facebook all over the place, and they’ll be able to like and re-share that content without ever heading to Facebook.com. To start with, you’ll be able to see embedded posts from Facebook on Bleacher Report, CNN, Huffington Post, Mashable and People, although that group will expand.

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