Facebook has just fixed something truly irksome. Starting now, you can embed Facebook videos on your website.
But Josh, you could always do that! Wrong. You have been able to embed entire posts for some time now, like this:
But as you can see, that comes with the profile of the uploader and their caption prominently featured. Sometimes that's not what you want.
Now, look how much better this looks:
Don't Wear Flip Flops If You Are Going To Drink
Posted by Meetville on Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Also, look at that
drunk idiot guy who's clearly tripping balls.
It's smart and streamlined, and should get people more excited about sharing Facebook videos – as opposed to YouTube, for instance. We all know how important video is to Facebook's current and future strategy. At today's f8 developers conference, Mark Zuckerberg said that there are over three billion video views a day.