Today's Geekbook - Facebook To Change Your Timeline Again and more!

By Dream Local Digital | Jan 09, 2013

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Breaking: Labor Secretary Hilda Solis tells colleagues she is resigning from Obama administration - @AP

Today -- A serious ferry accident in Manhattan, President Obama to nominate his chief of staff to be the next Treasury Secretary, Boston in a state of emergency, and no new Hall of Famers for now. These stories, plus we look at upcoming Facebook Timeline changes, a new iPhone, and more. Enjoy!

  • Newsfeed: Dozens were injured in a ferry accident in Lower Manhattan this morning. The cause was not immediately clear. - New York Times
  • Facebook Timeline: Facebook's new Timeline for personal accounts reveals a single-column format. - Dream Local
  • Apple News: Apple plans to release a lower cost iPhone by end of this year. Pricing between $99-$150.  - The Next Web
  • Toolbox: Is Facebook good for fundraising? John Haydon reviews the good and the bad, and gives several links and helpful tips. - frogloop
  • Interesting: Why do we blink so much? Sure, blinking helps keep your eyes lubricated, however there's more to the story. - NBC News
  • Feel Good Web: Baby panda ready for San Diego Zoo public debut. - CBS News

"It's so hot in Australia, one gas station had to stop selling petrol b/c it was "vaporizing" in the heat." - @drgrist

Geekbook is produced by Jeff Howland, Online Media Strategist at Dream Local Digital. Tips, additions, or comments? E-mail me. Follow Jeff Howland on Twitter.
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