If you want a creative assessment tool and way to integrate technology, visit MyFakeWall.com. If your students are avid Facebook users, they may enjoy creating imaginary Facebook pages for historical figures, book characters, and anyone else you want them to study.
If he had Facebook, who would Ben Franklin have listed as his friends? What would Elizabeth I's timeline look like?
These are the types of questions that can really spark your students' creativity. Show them some examples and let them create profiles, updates, and friends lists of whomever they are studying.
For a printable alternative, try some of the TeachersPayTeachers accounts that offer free Facebook page activities.