Following on from the announcement from Facebook last week unveiling their new Subscribe button Facebook have now unveiled that they will integrating a little closer with Twitter as well. Enabling Facebook users to update their Twitter accounts without the need for third party applications.
You will now be able to send your public Facebook status updates to a linked Twitter account, before linking to Twitter was only possible from Facebook pages that had been created for businesses, bands or public figures.
The new links with Twitter will now change the dynamics of the Facebook site allowing users that are subscribed to be able to see updates from any Facebook user, rather than just friends.
The new features is expected to be officially unveiled at the Facebook’s F8 developers conference which starts on 22 September. The update only applies to Facebook Pages and not regular profiles. Also note that only updates set as “public” can be cross posted.
Source: IT Pro Portal