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Facebook presents a new feature called Timeline. Like what exactly this brand-new features and what its usefulness? Here are a few things to know about the Timeline as quoted from PCMag.
1. What is Timeline?
Timeline is a new feature that replaces the Facebook profile page. This feature shows the recorded life story on Facebook, featuring all the posts ever made from year to year.
2. How to get the Timeline features?
Facebook will soon publish the timeline for its users and spread the invitation to use it. Who want to try it now also can visit https://www.facebook.com/about/timeline. Timeline change the look of the user’s Facebook profile quite drastically.
3. What appears in the Timeline?
Status updates, photos, history of adding friends, employment history, relationship status and other information posted by users and recorded on Facebook. More >
Timeline features appear to represent the status of postings, photos, links and so forth that are made in the past. Complete also the time when the post was made.
Timeline introduced Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg in September. “We think this is an important step to help you tell the story of your life,” said Zuckerberg, quoted in Economic Times, Friday (12/16/2011).
In his blog, Facebook states that the user can wait until you get the notification to be able to use the Timeline. But for those who want to try right now, can visit https://www.facebook.com/about/timeline.
User has an opportunity to try Timeline features for 7 days before activating and can be viewed by other users. During that time, they can modify it as you wish.
On the one hand, many welcomed with joy the Timeline feature. But not a few critics, because proving that Facebook turned out to save all the things about the user.
“We know has been done sharing this much, but it’s also strange to realize they continue to keep this information to then be displayed on many people,” said Ben Werdmuller, a Facebook user who is also CEO of the company Latakoo video services.
After Twitter and Facebook, Barack Obama is now venturing into Google+. Apparently, the 44th President of the United States wanted to maximize the growing social networking before the U.S. presidential election 2012.
Profile of Obama who just got the ‘verified account’ from Google, appeared for the first time on Wednesday morning this week. Indeed, this account is not managed by the President himself, but by the Obama’s success team for the presidential election candidacy.
“Welcome to Google+ Obama 2012. We’re still going to succeed campaign of Presidential Election. Tell us about your idea and what you want to see. We can use this space to help you stay connected with the latest information about the campaign,” the sentence in Obama’s profile page.
On the other hand, as reported by Mashable, Obama’s presence on Google+ can be a campaign for Google. The presence of Obama also seems to be an important ‘stamp of approval’ for the existence of the new social networking.
As is known, Obama before is also actively using Twitter and Facebook. The steps take advantage of social networking has drawn sympathy and support, especially among the younger generation which is the most widely used this service.
Skype has just announced that they have issued an update for Mac users. With this latest update, Skype integrated Facebook into its service, just as Skype on Windows users.
“Just like in Windows, users can now perform IM and connect with Facebook friends without leaving Skype,” wrote Skype in their official blog.
Only by clicking “Connect to Facebook” and enter the Facebook data log-in, users are able to do video chat with the ignition, can read and update the News Feed, write comments and put ‘Like’ in his friend post.
In addition to integrating its services with Facebook, Skype is also introducing its ad platform. But this VoIP service explains that for Skype paid users or who have Skype Credit, they will not see the display ads in the form of display.
For those who can not wait to enjoy it, Skype for Mac 5.4 Beta can be downloaded at the Skype site. It operates on Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later.
Had introduced at the event Computex 2011, Asus is now officially released the Eee PC X101 that carrying the latest operating system MeeGo.
X101 is also claimed as the thinnest and lightest netbook with a thickness of 17.6 millimeters and weighs 920 grams. This netbook is equipped with Intel Atom processor with 1 GB of RAM, two USB 2.0 ports, card-reader MicroSD and 8GB SSD that enables startup and opening applications more quickly.
In addition, Asus also includes Super Hybrid Engine (SHE) technology that is integrated in order to help conserve battery power.
MeeGo operating system was developed to help users stay connected through the interface that is comfortable and easy to use. Users will remain connected with friends and relatives with special More >