All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Facebook timeline’

Facebook’s ‘Timeline’ Trademark Trial Delayed

With no explanation, a U.S. District Judge has delayed the trial that has Facebook on the defensive over its “Timeline” product. The case involves Chicago-based Timelines.com, a site that allows users to create interactive “timelines” based on historical events. Back in October of 2011, they sued Facebook for trademark infringement just weeks after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the new …

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Facebook’s Timelines Trial Gets Underway

This morning, Facebook begins its defense of its Timeline product against a website who claims that its continued use amounts to trademark infringement. The website, Timelines.com, lets users create and edit “timelines” of historical events. They sued Facebook back in October of 2011, just weeks after Facebook announced their new Timeline product at the company’s f8 conference. As of now, …

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Facebook Timeline Designer Leaving the Company

Nicholas Felton, a Facebook product designer who helped to create the Timeline, has announced that he is “moving on” from the company. Felton, who began working on the new Facebook Timeline project in April of 2011, says that he’s proud of the projects he worked on and confident in the future products. Fittingly, you can find his entire message posted …

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Facebook’s Timeline Lawsuit Must Go to Trial

A U.S. District Court Judge has ruled that a lawsuit between Facebook and Timelines.com will in fact go to trial, after denying Facebook’s notion that the trademark-infringement lawsuit should be killed due to overly-generic trademarks. Back in October of 2011, fresh off of unveiling the new Timeline profiles at the f8 conference, Facebook was sued by Timelines.com – a site …

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Facebook Launches One-Column Timeline with More Focus on Interests

It looks like the news feed isn’t the only Facebook product getting a major refresh. For the past few months, Facebook has been testing a one-column Timeline layout that puts all your posts in one, larger column and everything else like music, photos, recent activity, and other Open Graph actions on the other side. Today, Facebook is beginning to roll …

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Facebook Tests Another (Flipped) Timeline Layout

Your Timeline is most likely getting a fairly significant redesign – but it’s still unclear exactly when it will launch globally and exactly what it will look like. Facebook has been pretty busy testing new Timeline designs as of late. A new, streamlined one-column Timeline made an appearance for some Facebook users back in October 2012. And earlier this month, …

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Facebook Expands Test of New Streamlined Timeline

Facebook is continuing (and expanding) a test that revamps users’ Timelines by creating a single, more prominent column for statuses and posts, as well as redesigns the section headers by doing away with the clunky image boxes we’ve seen since Timeline first launched. The Next Web is reporting on the Timeline redesign, and they say that it has rolled out …

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Facebook Simplifies Your Stream with New Timeline Layout Test

If you think that the Facebook Timeline is too busy, and focuses too much on open graph apps instead of posts, Facebook is testing a new layout that might make you happy. The new Timeline test removes the visible dividing line running down the middle, expands all of the user’s post on the left, and shrinks the “stuff” on the …

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AMC Gives Fans The Walking Dead Season 3 Facebook Timeline Covers

AMC has released some new downloads for fans of The Walking Dead. In a blog post, the network points to a page with some new Facebook Timeline covers, instant message icons and wallpapers. You can find any and all of them here. Here’s what the Facebook Timeline cover photos look like: That last one is from the Facebook game that …

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Register to Vote Recently? Add It to Your Facebook Timeline

Like it or not, Facebook is one of the most popular arenas for political discussion (and arguing) in the world. Think about it; nearly one billion people, all with their own views on how their countries should be run. Set aside the fact that your cousin Jed really annoys you with his incessant updates, and your idiot sister doesn’t know …

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Less than 20% of Facebook Users Have Yet to Sign Up for Timeline

It won’t be long, Timeline holdouts. Some time in the next couple of months, you’re going to log into Facebook and find a little message at the top of your screen. That message will inform you that you have seven days to get everything in order, because in that time your brand new Timeline will go live to all users. …

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Pinterest-Like Chinese Company May Sue Facebook Over Timeline

The end is near for all of the Timeline holdouts out there, as Facebook has already begun the process of slowly switching every old profile-user to the new Timeline. Of course, this is causing some users to complain, as Timeline is definitely not the most popular feature that the company has ever unveiled. And these users might not be the …

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