Market News – Facebook unveils new changes to website

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Facebook unveiled news improvements to its site at the socials netwowrk’s “f8” annual developers conference in San Franciso this week.

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the launching of “Timeline” which is an innovative way of sharing your “life story” on a single page on the social networking website. In addition to this, a series of other redesigns to the site have been made, such as allowing users to listen to music, watch films and read news without leaving the site.

Zuckerberg said: “Millions of people curate stories of their lives on Facebook every day and have no way to share them once they fall off your profile page … we have been working on ‘timeline’ all year … it’s the story of your life and completely new way to express yourself”

“It has three pieces: all your stories, your apps and a new way to express who you are,” he added.

The profile page is organized by “years of your life”. Zuckerberg used his own profile to demonstrate the new timeline, showing photos of himself as a baby.

The founder of the social networking site said he wanted people to be able to share “their entire lives” on Facebook and have “total control” over how their content appeared online.