Facebook Settles Timelines.com Trademark Lawsuit

Facebook has settled year and a half-long litigation with Timelines.com, according to a recent filing with the SEC. The case involved Chicago-based Timelines.com, which lets users to create interactive “timelines” based on historical events. Back in October of 2011, they…

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…

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…

Facebook to Display Your Open Groups on Your Timeline

Facebook is adding a new Timeline section to highlight the groups to which you belong. The new Groups section will appear on the About tab on the new Timeline. Facebook launched their new Timeline design, a one-column format with more…

Facebook Continues To Make Timelines More Interesting

Last month, Facebook launched the new Timeline look with more focus on interests, and let users showcase stories from apps in dedicated collections (this is all still in the process of rolling out). Today, the company announced that it is…

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,…

New Facebook Games Section For Timeline Goes Live

At GDC yesterday, Facebook unveiled the Games Developer Center. The hub promises to contain all the information a game developer needs to make games for Facebook or Facebook integrated games for mobile devices. That wasn’t the only announcement, however, as…

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…

Facebook Goes to Trial with Timelines.com this April, Thinks Defeat Is Improbable

Facebook will go to trial to defend their “Timeline” in April. Facebook’s Annual Report filing with the SEC revealed that the case, Timelines, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., will go to trial on April 22nd of this year. In 2011, Timelines…

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.…