Starting today, Google+ users will be able to embed their posts anywhere on the web. The new feature provides its users with the code needed to embed posts, including a JavaScript snippet and the actual embed code. With this move, Google+ joins Twitter, which has long made embeds easy, as well as Facebook, which only recently launched a similar feature.

Seth Sternberg, director of the Google+ platform, told me last week that millions of people already produce lots of content on Google+. Until now, that content was locked up in the platform, however. The embed feature will only be available on public posts and will be available from the drop-down menu that’s already available on every Google+ post.

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The new embeds look exactly like a regular, fully functioning Google+ post and feature all of the usual tools, including the ability to follow the user who wrote the post, +1 a post…

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