A (Very) Initial Exploration of Facebook Timeline for Brand Pages

February 29, 2012

With the rollout of Timeline for brands this morning, we took the opportunity to publish it on our SMC-DC page (thanks, Elliot!), and I took Facebook’s walk through tour to see how everything works. Here’s what I’ve got so far… You can “preview” Timeline now, and then opt to either publish it, or wait. Until […]

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Why I Removed My Birthday From Facebook

October 27, 2011

The past few years, the torrent of Facebook and Twitter messages that rained down on my birthday felt great. Who doesn’t enjoy being inundated with well-wishes from friends, family, and coworkers, amirite? This girl, apparently. Because this time around, I was just annoyed. Maybe I’m spoiled, but for some reason, each generic two-word shout out […]

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Holy Crap, Facebook. Also? Well Played.

September 14, 2011

When people ask me why my heart belongs to Twitter over Facebook, the answer is simple for me: “Because Twitter is an open platform.” For me, being social is about discovery. If Facebook is akin to listening to an old, tired playlist of those same twenty songs you’ve loved your whole life, Twitter is some […]

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