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Beware Facebook Timeline: There’s no going back

Beware Facebook Timeline: There’s no going back

Facebook's Timeline feature went live worldwide earlier this week, in both your regular browser and in the Android and mobile web versions, but beware, once you activate the stream of memories, there's no going back. The new version turns your Facebook profile into a history lesson spanning all the years you've been active on the site, and while the social network has been at pains to point out the range of privacy settings, one big option is conspicuously absent: the ability to turn it all off.

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Facebook Timeline goes live worldwide

Facebook Timeline goes live worldwide

Facebook Timeline has gone live worldwide, the social networking giant has announced, with all users now being notified that they can activate the life-tracking activity log Mark Zuckerberg announced back in September. A chronicle of your interactions, events, photos and video from your time on the social network, Timeline has been available to beta testers, celebrities and those following sneaky hacks for a few months now.

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Activate Facebook Timeline in 5 easy steps

Activate Facebook Timeline in 5 easy steps

There is a way, ladies and gentlemen, you get yourself aboard an early developers look at Facebook's new layout, that being the one called Timeline that we were introduced to just yesterday. The process is relatively simple, though you must be warned: its designed to allow developers to see the build early and may not be completely set up to show you exactly what you want to see of yourself - my god, your whole Facebook life, right there! Let's get started!

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Facebook Timeline and The Cult Of Me

Facebook Timeline and The Cult Of Me

Mark Zuckerberg is a clever man. Facebook's f8 expo was as all-singing - with Spotify - and all-dancing - with Hulu - as we could've hoped, but at its core it was All About Me. Timeline may be the natural evolution of each user's profile page, but it's also the perfect stage for our self-obsessed times. Don't just tell people where you are now, but let them scroll back through the years to see how you got there.

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Where do I sign up for Facebook Timeline beta?

Where do I sign up for Facebook Timeline beta?

It's the question that just about everyone in the Facebook world is asking this week after we saw a massive amount of excitement following the big keynote speech at the f8 2011 developers conference covered here: Zuckerberg reveals Timeline, a whole new Facebook at f8 2011. Now we know Timeline is the way of the future, might as well bring it on right away! Facebook is the sort of platform where to upgrade your environment, you've only to tap a button and make it happen. That's what's going on here, and though it's still in beta form, you can go jump in the pool right this second - sign up for Timeline!

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Facebook “Trial by Timeline” app shows instances of self-incrimination

Facebook “Trial by Timeline” app shows instances of self-incrimination

For years now, law enforcement has utilized social networks - Facebook in particular - as part of their evidence-gathering efforts, in some instances finding cause to arrest or ticket individuals who incriminate themselves with status updates. Such was perhaps the inspiration for Amnesty International's "Trial by Timeline" app, which searches your Facebook accounts and shows you the various ways you've incriminated yourself and the punishments you would receive in different locations around the world.

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Facebook to go to trial over “Timeline” trademark

Facebook to go to trial over “Timeline” trademark

Amidst all of the good news Facebook has been throwing out, it looks like some bad news was just waiting to rain on its parade. Facebook was sued back in September 2011 by Timelines Inc. over the "timeline" trademark. Timelines Inc., which launched its website in 2009, claimed that Facebook infringed on its trademark when the social network roll out its timeline feature to its user base.

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