How to Switch To Facebook Timeline
Facebook‘s new profile layout, Timeline, guarantees to show your Facebook account into an internet scrapbook where you’ll be able to highlight vital moments in your life and resurface past Facebook activity.
“Facebook Timeline is that the story of your life…in a new thanks to categorical who you’re,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday asserting the new feature.
As its name suggests, Facebook Timeline organizes your life in reverse chronological order primarily based on the content you have shared on your Facebook profile. The layout is meant as a dual-column read with an outsized main column for viewing content and a smaller one on the proper for quick navigation.
If you have entered once you graduated highschool or school, once you got married, once your initial kid was born or when you started a replacement job, all that information can show up in your Facebook Timeline. You’ll be able to additionally return and add photos and captions to big past events if you wish to, or take away notably embarrassing photos or alternative content from your new profile page.
Facebook Timeline is currently in an exceedingly restricted beta for developers however, once I identified you may activate it immediately (thanks to to a small degree developer program trickery explained below), I jumped right in to examine what all the fuss was regarding.
While Facebook Timeline still features a few bugs to figure out, it had been a awfully fascinating thanks to expertise Facebook and a good thanks to explore your past activity. But, in my tests, there have been additionally some privacy changes which will offer some users pause.
Facebook The New Timeline Layout
Get the Developer Facebook app
Type “Developer” into the Facebook search bar and click on the first result. Click “Allow.” Now you’re a developer.
In the top righthand corner of the Facebook Developer app, click on the “+ Create New App” button
Fill out the App display name and description. (Just make something up or type gibberish; this won’t actually create an app that will be visible).
Note: If you get a failed message, keep trying a different name in either of the two fields.
Agree to the Facebook Developer privacy agreement.
You should have a verified Facebook account which means at one point or another you have confirmed your account with your mobile phone, if not do this now. It may still let you continue, but if it does give you any errors that is why.
Find the Facebook “Open Graph”
Located on the left sidebar and type in a test verb and noun for your new app. So for example you could use: read a book, watch a movie… anything really works!
First: Click Open Graph located over the left:
Second: Pick a verb and noun, anything will really do here. If you aren’t sure just use the was as shown in the example
Run through a few pages of new Facebook app information.
No need to enter anything here, just keep on saving changes and continuing.
Keep Clicking Save Changes and Next on all three screens that appear, it may take a second be patient as it loads.
After you finish with the Save Changes and Next Process go back to your profile, you can leave the developer center.
Get It Now
You should get an invite when you go to your profile, if it’s not there right away wait 5-10 minutes. Enjoy!
Click On your name first in order to get your name, this will take you to your wall and posts, it did appear right away for me, if it doesn’t for you wait 5-1o minutes, if still nothing logout of Facebook close your browser and re-open to start a new session.
Get it Now
Enjoy Facebook New Profile
Changing Back Facebook Timeline to Classic
UPDATE: If you decide afterward that you don’t want the new Facebook timeline for any reason, it’s very easy to revert back. Go back into your “Developer” page and click “Edit App.” This will bring up a sidebar on the left side of your page. Click “Delete App.” After you do this, your profile should be reverted back to the original.]
This is option one and is obviously not for everyone. Option two is to sign up for beta notification right here. When Facebook is ready for users to test out the new profile, you will be emailed and get to try out before all of your friends.
And voila! Those are two ways that you can get the new Facebook profile immediately, if you’re desperate for the change.