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Facebook Begins Rollout Of Embedded Posts (AllFacebook)
Facebook Wednesday announced the rollout of embedded posts, which will allow users to add public posts from the social network elsewhere on the Web, such as on blogs and websites, with those posts including photos, videos, hashtags and other content. Readers will also be able to like and share directly via embedded posts.

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AOL To Launch Huffington Post Streaming Network

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Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post Media Group

At a press conference in New York Thursday afternoon AOL’s Huffington Post Media Group gave a preview of a new streaming network that will launch later this year.

Founding editor Roy Sekoff, who will be leading the network, described the programming as a series of live and interactive clips covering everything from entertainment to politics.

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Is the Huffington Post Worth $315 Million? AOL Says Yes, And Buys Arianna.

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arianna_huffington_x200At 12:01am EST this morning, AOL announced that they are purchasing the Huffington Post for $315 million, and that Arianna Huffington will now lead a new division that runs all of their content blogs, including the recently acquired TechCrunch. If history will see the TechCrunch acquisition as the first sign of blogging going mainstream, this AOL acquisition will represent the moment blogging became a business.

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No Joke: The Huffington Post Seeks New Comedy Editor

Ready to make your readers laugh out loud? The Huffington Post is looking for an editor to oversee its comedy section, developing LOL-worthy ideas and funny, compelling copy.

But being able to tell a joke isn’t enough. You should have a sharp awareness of politics, pop culture and the comedy world, with a strong understanding of social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. HuffPost needs someone who’s on top of the meme game, knowing where to find the freshest, most hilarious Web items.

So, if you can sing the ‘Bed Intruder’ song by heart and can one-up S*** My Dad Says, you just may be the right fit. Candidates with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, while demonstrating great comedic judgment have the best chances, and those who are proficient in Web publishing and SEO will look like stars. Interested? Apply here.

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