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Facebook PRWebIt was a big week in social media with the announcement of the new Facebook changes such as the new timeline, profile and real-time news ticker. Here are the articles you need to read in order to keep up:

How to Enable the New Facebook Timeline Now (Mashable)
You’ve been hearing about all the wonderful new Facebook features, and like us, you’re probably super-eager to get started with them. If you’re willing to go through a series of eight steps, you can get into the brand-new Facebook Timeline right now. Will it be worth the effort?

New Facebook Timeline is All About Discovery and Explosive Revenue Growth (Fast Company)
Users can now get music, movies, and more right from their new Timeline-enabled profile pages. And Facebook can tap into a mighty Apple app store-like river of cash.

What Does the New Facebook Mean for Brands? (U Talk Marketing)
This is a potential plus for brands that can cut through the noise by posting high quality content. People who “like” a brand might see published content in the less noisy space, but only if the brand is strategic about what they push out. Plain old status updates won’t be enough.

What Brands and Marketers Should Pay Attention to on the New Facebook (Social Media Today)
All we know about the future brand pages is that they won’t look exactly like Timeline but will be “consistent” with the Timeline look and feel, according to Facebook VP-Global Marketing Solutions David Fischer. In short, we bet they will be picture heavy and automatically organized to showcase the most important posts in a brand’s life on Facebook.

The New Facebook: A Review in Videos (BloggingPRWeb)
We wanted to share a more visual look at the changes. We found some Facebook user videos on YouTube covering all the changes so if you’re a little hesitant to click the “switch” button, you can take a more in-depth look at the changes in these videos.

Weigh in on the new Facebook changes in this poll.

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