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Facebook Timeline: What Top Politicians and Activists Are Doing to Prepare

BY Miranda Neubauer | Thursday, March 29 2012

Health Care for America Now is one of many organizations that's already switched to Facebook Timeline.

Ahead of Facebook's plan to switch all Facebook pages to the new Timeline layout March 30, many government figures and advocacy groups have already made the change. For Personal Democracy Plus subscribers, here's a look at what some politicians and activist groups are doing to make the most of this new tool. Read More

Barack Obama's Facebook Timeline and How Your Friends Can Change How It Looks

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, March 1 2012

The header for Barack Obama's Facebook page, using the social network's new Timeline feature.

Just one day after Facebook announced that its new look for profile pages, called Timeline, would be available for brand pages, Barack Obama's campaign page has switched over to the new format. The new format allows for a page owner to selectively place events, photos and images on a vertically scrolling, two-column chronology, with the newest happenings placed at the top. It's a chance to tell the story of a brand in an interactive, highly visual way — but the social aspect of the experience also inserts the perspective of a viewers' friends. Read More

Can Facebook's Media Partners Cover It Objectively? UPDATED

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 27 2011

Pete Cashmore, the founder and CEO of Mashable, has a post up on CNN.com gushing about the wonders of the new Facebook Timeline, a major revamp of the site that users will be experiencing soon. He writes: Read More