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Facebook Timeline pages for locations get recommendations box

Facebook Timeline pages for locations get recommendations box

If you're an avid Facebook user who's had Timeline for a while you might remember that older versions of the pages had a recommendations box. The recommendations box showed up on Timeline pages that were about locations. Facebook is now displaying the user recommendations box again so people can write their own recommendations for locations or businesses.

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Facebook Timeline Pages update already adopted by 8 million

Facebook Timeline Pages update already adopted by 8 million

In one week after Facebook rolled out the new Timeline design for its Pages platform, 8 million corporate pages have already made the change. This comes after Facebook first rolled out the new design for individuals in December, which many still either don't want to use or simply don't even know exists. In the corporate world, though, that kind of ambivalence and/or lack of knowledge just doesn't fly.

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Facebook Timeline will be mandatory for brand pages March 30

Facebook Timeline will be mandatory for brand pages March 30

Up until now, companies that managed their own brand page on Facebook could decide whether or not they wanted to opt in to the new Timeline format. Come March 30, though, that choice will no longer be optional. The social networking site will foribly convert all existing brand pages to the new layout at the end of the month, a move that is sure to cause mixed reactions.

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PSA: Facebook Timeline absolutely cannot be undone, don’t be fooled

PSA: Facebook Timeline absolutely cannot be undone, don’t be fooled

The scammers are coming out on Facebook in force this month, right from the start, to get you Timeline haters in their web and snare not just your Facebook account, but your computer's contents as well. This is a public service announcement for you dreamers hoping to de-authorize Timeline from your Facebook account: you can't, no matter what you see in an offer for a plug-in, a simple "like to fix," or anything of that nature. Do not fall for these scams, ladies and gentlemen, there is no way out.

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Facebook Timeline Movie Maker makes a movie out of your content

Facebook Timeline Movie Maker makes a movie out of your content

I think most of us would agree that the new Facebook Timeline isn't something we want on our profiles. I don't like the way timeline profiles look, and I'm sure I am not alone. Facebook has now launched a new app that will take all the content you put on your Timeline profile, and turn that content into a little movie. That sounds interesting, and some people will probably appreciate the new app.

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Facebook Timeline and Apps turn users off with over-sharing

Facebook Timeline and Apps turn users off with over-sharing

Facebook Timeline and the Open Graphs "apps" are proving more turn-off than value-add to users, according to research by security firm Sophos and SlashGear, with many considering deleting their Facebook account after the recent profile changes. Over 51-percent of Facebook users told Sophos they were "worried" by Timeline, which lists all your activity on the site in chronological order; meanwhile, 45-percent of respondents to a separate SlashGear poll said they might abandon the social network in protest.

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Facebook Timeline goes public: Mandatory upgrades in “next few weeks”

Facebook Timeline goes public: Mandatory upgrades in “next few weeks”

Facebook Timeline has begun rolling out to all users of the social network, with all members expected to be upgraded to the new layout within the "next few weeks." The new profile style - necessary for Facebook's new "Open Graph" Timeline Apps to work - pulls your entire Facebook history into a chronological layout; users will get seven days to finesse the page, making sure no details they don't want to share publicly are visible, before it activates automatically.

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Facebook Timeline Apps spreads Open Graph to travel, food, more

Facebook Timeline Apps spreads Open Graph to travel, food, more

Facebook has officially launched its Timeline Apps platform, broadening Open Graph from its existing multimedia integration into the social network to cover travel, food, shopping, fitness and more. Announced back at f8 2011, Timeline Apps currently consists of over 60 "lifestyle" apps, including TripAdvisor, Urbanspoon, eBay, Runkeeper and Rotten Tomatoes, allowing Facebook users to share details of their hobbies and activities automatically.

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