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New Timeline Card for Names on Facebook
By: June Bachman ~ 6/27/2012 8:45:00 AM

Facebook has given you another reason for switching over to Timeline layout for your personal profile.  They have greatly improved the display of the hover image that pops up when you hover over anyone’s profile photo (on a post, wall or like) with your mouse.

For example – here is what displays if you haven’t updated to Timeline:


And, here is what displays if you’ve already upgraded to Timeline:


The new display shows both your profile photo and your cover image.  This display looks more like a business card.  Although the information presented is the same as before, the design is more contemporary and larger.

You should check what displays when people hover over your profile picture.  Go to your Facebook page, scroll down and mouse over your name or photo.  If you have a Facebook Business Page, but that information (and link) isn’t being displayed … update your information to include where you currently work to add the link.

And don't forget about your Facebook Business Page ... they have a card displayed too:


There’s nothing earth shattering about the new hover card … but it is a nice touch, and yet another great reason to update your profile to Timeline, if you haven’t already done so.