Facebook has withdrawn the ability for video creators to embed links into their clips.
The call to action feature had been popular with broadcasters, who used it as a way to steer Facebook users towards their own websites. The change in policy was made without warning.
Critics say the decision is another illustration of the power that Facebook now has over how the public reads and watches the news.
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