Why use a press release, a blog post, or even the Facebook Marketing Conference in New York later today to introduce timeline for pages, when doing it on NBC’s “Today” is an option?
Facebook used the morning news show to debut its new pages for brands, and one of the first to launch was, unsurprisingly, the page for Today.
Highlights of the new “Today” Facebook page — which took advantage of its early access to timeline to fully exploit the new design’s ability to back-date content — include:
Photos and a link to video of the first-ever broadcast of “Today” January 14, 1952.
A photo of the debut of chimpanzee anchor J. Fred Muggs February 3, 1953.
Matt Lauer’s 2005 interview with Tom Cruise about his then-new relationship with Katie Holmes and Scientology.
Ann Curry’s 2007 trip to the South Pole.
Al Roker learning how to luge at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy.
Natalie Morales hang-gliding in Brazil last year.