How to Get the Newly Updated Facebook User Profile Page Today
But that's not all.
Zuckerberg also announced a revamped edition of the Profile Page, available to Facebookers on Tuesday. But they couldn't wait to release their completely new design— they announced on the Facebook Blog that it's now available TODAY!
The aim of the new Profile Page is to put your life's story front and center, with you in control of what others see. Check out Zuckerberg's new Profile Page:
Below his name, you can immediately see his mini-biography:
"* Has worked at Facebook since 2004 * Lives in Palo Alto, California * Studied Computer Science at Harvard University * From Dobbs Ferry, New York * Born on May 14, 1984?
The navigation menu that used to be centered above your wall and information, in tabs, has moved to the space on the left column right below your profile picture. Plus, photos of the Facebook user are now given prominence, for a more aesthetically pleasing view.
And that's not all. There's a whole list of changes, for better or worse, on the new layout. Check out the promo video below, which shows you how the new Facebook profile makes it easier for you to tell your story and learn about your friends.
You can't access the new User Profile from your Profile Page yet, but instead, you can opt-in to the new experience:
Step 1 Opt-In to the New User Profiles
Visit facebook.com/about/profile to see information about the new updated Profiles.
Step 2 Log in to Facebook
Make sure you're logged in to your Facebook account.
Step 3 Get the New Profile
Once logged in, and still on facebook.com/about/profile, just click the big green button on the top right— Get the New Profile.
Step 4 Enjoy!
That's it. You now have the new Facebook Profile design.
Step 5 Tour
To see everything you can do with the new Profile Page, click the Start Tour green button to see a quick and personalized intro about the following:
- Education and Work
Check out these images of Zuckerberg's old and new Profile to see the obvious changes.