Facebook just debuted timelines for companies and The New York Times', which goes back to the papers founding, is amazing. Starting 153 years before the creation of Facebook, the Times Timeline includes updates throughout the paper's lifespan. Some are a few years apart, but they become more frequent since the inception of Facebook. It's pretty funny to get the suggestion from Facebook, after scrolling down to the end of February's Times mentions, "Show 1857 to 2012." Here's the inaugural entry:
"We publish today the first issue of the New-York Daily Times, and we intend to issue it every morning (Sundays excepted) for an indefinite number of years to come," wrote The Times’s founders, Henry Jarvis Raymond, speaker of the New York State Assembly, and George Jones, an Albany banker, in the inaugural edition. It cost one cent per copy."
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