This week President Obama updated his Facebook: he enabled the new Timeline design Facebook has been rolling out since last year. There’s a winking mug with a picture of the President’s birth certificate, a nice dig at the Birthers. But the best part of the page is the latest iteration of a striking graph on job growth the Obama team has been trotting out at every opportunity: it’s the cover photo. Alex Fitzpatrick at Mashable:
Visitors to Obama’s Timeline are greeted with a smiling photo of the president alongside his cover photo, a graph often shared by Obama supporters that highlights the president’s job creation record. Putting that chart in such a prominent position makes sense, given Obama’s apparent strategy of running for re-election on an “America is back” platform of optimism about the country’s economic recovery…. Clearly, Obama’s digital team got the most out of Facebook Timeline’s graphics-friendly format.
Here’s the link to the full article.