20 Facebook Page Cover Photos to Inspire Your Brand

Christine Erickson

Facebook users, whip out your history books -- Timeline for brand Pages has finally rolled out. The feature became available Wednesday, and we're already seeing its potential.

Many companies are filling out their Timelines on Facebook back to the founding days -- some dating as far back as 1822. Others are providing fans with more interactive experiences, asking them to engage in the company's history for a chance to win prizes.

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Regardless of how they are using the autobiographical features, all companies have jumped at the opportunity to get creative with one of Timeline's most prominent features -- the cover photo. We've encountered unique placement and bright colors, amounting to what could potentially be the new social media billboard.

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Here are 20 early adopter brands that have taken full creative advantage of Facebook Timeline. Have you seen a company doing something cool with its Timeline? Let us know in the comments.

1. Red Bull

Not only has Red Bull taken advantage of Timeline, it has also created a scavenger hunt with prizes to get fans interacting with the company's history.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.