Posts Tagged ‘facebook news’
Facebook has been quite the news hog this week, hasn’t it? If you’re tired of the “F” word, don’t worry—there’s a lot to talk about that doesn’t involve everyone’s favorite social network.
So let’s kick off the The Summer Week That Was and cap off this short week, shall we? Grab a cup of coffee and allow me to share what I think are five must-read posts. Read the rest of this entry »
Unless you live under a rock, you’re aware that Facebook’s Timeline for Pages is here. I’m not sure if the announcement was met by a collective cheer or one big groan, but one thing’s for sure: the brand experience on Facebook is about to change in a big way.
Timeline offers a number of advantages compared to traditional pages, one being the layout’s visual appeal. TechCrunch’s How to Use Timeline coverage is a terrific overview and I love how they’ve captured the visual nature of the new pages. Like the personal timelines that many of us have been using since they rolled out, brands can now choose a cover photo that offers a lot more visual real estate. The interface looks cleaner and infinitely more compelling, and creates an opportunity for brands to tell their stories in a way that’s heretofore not been afforded. And when you think about it, isn’t that the goal of a site like Facebook or any social media channel—brand storytelling? If that’s not your goal, it should be. Read the rest of this entry »