Just if you didn’t know, Facebook Timeline is the latest feature that was introduced in the recent Facebook Conference, F8. It’s generally a complete overhaul of the profile page with the new ability to view your status updates in a list sorted by time, hence the name.
With this new feature comes a new way of introducing yourself though graphic other than profile photo, and we call it Timeline Cover. And yes, what you can expect is thousands of facebookers try to be creative with their new timeline cover, spawning the hype all over the web.
In this showcase we’re gonna show you 40 awesome and creative timeline covers which either inspire you, amaze you or just make you burst out into laughter.
Also, at the end of the article, we are going to throw in a Facebook time PSD template (updated) to guide you creating one accurately. Have fun with them and enjoy being creative with yours!
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Kay Int Veen. Nice use of Polaroid-style photo to introduce the profile owner! The new Facebook Timeline is actually a virtual board for you to show off your creativity, so toy around with it and show to others how creative you are!
Aly Moffatt. Creative photo with creative usage. You won’t know what’s happening by just looking at her photo in status page, but you will get shocked once you see her profile/timeline page!
Andrew Grojean. Yes, this is a timeline cover, see carefully. What a neat and amusing trick!
Nirajan Bom Malla. One of the timeline cover’s tricks that went viral is to use the screenshot of other social media site as the cover. Google+ in Facebook, will this be possible in future?
Antonio Fadda. Brilliant combination of the profile photo and the timeline cover, and yes, it’s creative.
Delphin Hauchard. Nicely adjusted profile photo and the timeline cover, what a great way to show the best moment of life.
Dustin Thaxton. Willing to show not just the single best moment of life? With timeline cover and some Photoshop works you can get more great moments of life glued onto the cover!
Eduardo Calvo. I just like this one. It’s creative, amusing and warmful at the same time.
Emanuele Bartolomucci. Very sleek way of introducing the timeline feature and the profile owner.
Enk Shahbaz Mehdi. People might start selling the timeline cover’s space as ads, will it be possible?
Oliver Alexander. And the Internet does not disappoint you, Enk Shahbaz Mehdi, but I think this was intended to be a good joke. Anyway, poke if interested!
Eyal Shahar. Fake 3D is one of the best tricks to show off your design skills, inspiring work!
Fabio Maravilla. Such a neat and detailed trick! Look at the smallest piece in the profile photo, cute!
Florim I. Qerimi. I thought it was some sort of hypnotism at the first time I’m looking it.
Gianmarco Carrieri. What a simple and sweet integration of profile photo and timeline cover.
Giuseppe Draicchio. You will never know he is doing the contact with the extraterrestrial creature by just looking at his profile photo!
Manoj Varghese Mathew. Feeling less creative? Just draw what you can think of, and it will become a creative cover!
Menteş Nihat Baran. I’m always curious about the difference between touching the alien’s finger and touching the God’s finger.
Helbert Campos. Nice blending between the real life photo and cartoonic graphic, you can even see the page owner’s shadow rendered in the profile photo!
Jeremy Bronson. It’s a big head! But wait, whose head is it? Nice one indeed.
Jerome Vadon. A beautiful way to introduce yourself with a sleek background and some sexy fonts.
Jessica Barnard. Vintage means viral, don’t you know it?
Johnny Gigantic. Probably a masterpiece, except that you won’t get much meaning by just looking at his profile photo.
Jörgen Bröms. With such a serious looking profile photo, you won’t expect his timeline cover to be so amusing.
Robert Falkén. A simple message cloud will tell that you are creative.
Lanfranco Nantele. Another nice attempt with message cloud, but in a more artistic way.
Leo Lee. What will happen if I touch on the profile photo?
Louise Lundberg. The reaction of the photo is just awesome.
Maarten Walraven. You wouldn’t know a shark is approaching him if you didn’t see his timeline cover!
Nagaraj Vijayarangan. And this guy is not as lucky as the one showcased above.
Maurizio Mazzanti. He’s trying to understand what’s happening with his new timeline cover.
Mohammad L. Azzam. Stay hungry, stay foolish, stay creative.
Murat Çizer. I like this one, to be honest.
Niels Langeveld. Perfect integration between the timeline cover and profile photo, it’s royal!
Oliver Elsner. If you want to show your creativity while remaining the professional look, go for this style.
Ori Hasson. You know, classic game never stop to impress people.
Richard Kårström. If my eyes are still functioning well, I can see a guy coming from it.
Rudolfo Nobre. There’s certainly some physic between the timeline cover and the profile photo.
Scott Lamb. It feels good for sure.
Tom Lambie. I’m sure I am a geek as I understand this joke.
So you have enjoyed the entire showcase, and would like to get really creative on your timeline cover? You can actually do it now! For certain reasons Facebook haven’t release the feature officially yet, but you can activate the feature by walking though some very easy steps.
We want you to focus just on the cover’s design, so we’ve created a Photoshop template exclusively for you to do the instant design and preview. Download it to make your editing process absolutely easier!