Shiny Object: Facebook TimelineCecily Kellogg
See that right there?
That’s what your Facebook profile is going to look like sometime in the coming weeks.
Yep. It looks… familiar. Like a blog, with a dash of About.me, maybe a little Google+…
Whatever. It’s SHARP.
It’s not rolled out fully yet, but with a little help from Tech Crunch I was able to set mine up already.
Here’s what’s awesome. It’s a timeline, for real, like the ones you had to do for social studies classes. I can scroll all the way back to the first day I started on Facebook. It’s amazing. Here’s a rundown of the features.
Instead of a sidebar, your friends, photos, map, and likes are under the top photo running across the top. I have a vague memory if Facebook being like that roughly 80 changes ago. Maybe.
Right under your photo is your work, school, location, and spouse/partner (should you have one)
Status update box is now on the top left, under the nav bar
Recent activity is on the right under the nav bar
Status updates alternate from left to right
Overall, I think it’s a vast improvement on the current Facebook profile, and quite possibly the only change I’ve seen in this latest roll out that I like. What do you think?