Earlier this week, Facebook rolled out its new Timeline feature to all 800 million users on its network. Although the new profile layout offers new and interesting features, some users on Facebook are finding it too complicated and cluttered with the advertisements and news ticker on the right hand side. Annoyed users are dreadfully finding ways to disable and get rid of the Timeline feature.

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Facebook Threatens to Sue “Mark Zuckerberg”

Facebook threatens to sue Mark Zuckerberg. Well, not the real Mark Zuckerberg who is the co-founder and CEO of Facebook. I’m actually talking about an Israeli entrepreneur named Rotem Guez who has legally changed his name to Mark Zuckerberg on December 7, 2011.

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After the worldwide release of Timeline yesterday, Facebook has now made an announcement that the new profile layout is available on both the mobile web (m.facebook.com) and the Android Facebook app, which can be downloaded from the Android Market.

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Facebook Timeline Goes Live for Everyone; Get Facebook Timeline Now

The wait is finally over. After three months of long delay (and trademark issues), Facebook has finally rolled its new profile to all users on its network. Facebook announced this news in a blog post a few hours ago.

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After having launched the new version of Facebook Messages, users on Facebook failed to notice the feature – “Other” Messages – which was released along with the messaging system. The “Other” folder (sub-folder under Messages) basically contains those messages that aren’t important, and are mostly sent by those people who are not there in your friends list. Sources indicate that Facebook automatically sends “spammy” messages to this folder and acts more like a “Spam” folder.

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Google today announced a new feature called “Find My Face” on its slow growing social networking site, Google Plus, making it easier for users to tag people through the facial recognition technology.

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Facebook announced the subscribe feature with which users can “subscribe” to anyone’s Facebook posts and read them, if that particular user has enabled subscriptions. In a similar fashion, Facebook announced that the “Subscribe” button can now be integrated on websites and blogs, which works similarly to the subscribe option present on Facebook.

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Facebook in a fight back against Timelines.com, which sued the social networking giant for having used the term “timeline” for its upcoming new profile, has stated that the word (timeline) is simply descriptive and a commonly used word.

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A security hole spotted by members of a body building forum allows users on Facebook to view, download and share private photos of other users. This enabled a member of the forum to expose Founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg’s private photos. This means that any photos that are hidden or nonpublic could be accessed by any users.

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A dangerous worm has been spreading through Facebook’s messaging system since last wee. It has been trying to hijack users’ chats to spread a download link in an effort to compromise their computers and infect them with a Dorkbot malware program. The download link points to an image of two blonde women, however, it has been infused with a malicious screensaver. When the malicious program begins to execute, it attempts to download more malware files hosted on a compromised Israeli website.

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When you share a status update, photo or a link with a specific smart list, Facebook remembers your choice of the most recently used smart list. The next time you post something on your Facebook profile, the smart list option is retained from the previous update and not changed to “Public”.

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Facebook has acquired struggling location service Gowalla to augment its new Timeline feature.

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Facebook Reveals Most Shared Articles in 2011

The official list of most shared articles in 2011 includes an interesting mixture of parenting and baby related articles, viral sensations, news and events, and trivia.

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Google Wave Gets a Final Wave Goodbye

Google Wave was introduced as a “killer app” for online collaboration for work groups and social media. It never lived up to the expectations and now it’s finally being read it’s final rites, with a burial to follow in 2012.

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I haven’t noticed anything as such on my Timeline or have heard of any complaints from my friends. However, searching on Twitter for the term “facebook porn” shows a list of complaints from users who have been affected. They are also indicating that they will be temporarily deactivating their account until the issue has been resolved.

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