2005: The original Facebook profile
The Facebook was only available to select networks, the News
Feed didn't exist. Users hopped between profiles like this one.
2006: Mark Zuckerberg's profile(Mini-Feed)
2006 brought Facebook's first major redesign. A News Feed was added to a
user's homepage, and a Mini Feed appeared on individual profile pages.
2007 - Interaction
While not a huge year for profile redesign, users began to interact more with
each other's profiles – Facebook Gifts
2008: Facebook's homepage & The App Era
A sleeker welcome page for Facebook's growing number of users.
Users were able to add application tabs to their profiles (e.g. Bumper
Stickers). Facebook also introduced the Publisher tool bar, which allowed
a user to publish a status update, photo or link to his profile.
2009: Facebook Pages concept
The News Feed was replaced with a Real-Time Stream. Facebook also asked
users, "What's on your mind?" prompting Face bookers to share status updates.
Users could "become a fan" of a Page (until 2010, when they could "like" a page)
2010: Profiles get a facelift/Visual Redesign
Facebook launched a new profile page
Users took advantage by getting creative with the new photo banner at
the top of the page. Also, Facebook told you what friends/fans you had in
common in the upper right-hand corner of each page.
2011: Ticker and Video Chat
As of Sept. 20, Facebook's new ticker has the ability to follow a user around to
every page, including profiles. The company also introduced a "View As" widget in
the upper right-hand corner that allows a user to preview how others see her
In 2011 Facebook enabled video calling.
2011: Hello Timeline!
The social networking giant ditched the concept of a "wall" and introduced
Timeline. "Tell your life story," urged Facebook.
2011: Facebook subscribe
Facebook enabled subscribe in 2011, allowing users to see people's public
status updates and posts. Now called "follow“.
2012: Facebook's App Center
To satisfy its increasingly mobile audience, in 2012 Facebook rolled out the
App Center. The App Center initially featured about 500 Facebook apps,
2012: Facebook acquires Instagram
In the spring of 2012, Facebook acquired photo sharing site Instagram for one
billion dollars. Zuckerberg commented on the acquisition, calling it "an
important milestone for Facebook."
2013: Graph Search
Earlier this year Facebook announced graph search. The so-called "social
search," makes it easier to navigate the site for information about friends and