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!
Recommended Reading: Creative Facebook Timeline Cover – Part II
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!
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!
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?
Brilliant combination of the profile photo and the timeline cover, and yes, it’s creative.
Nicely adjusted profile photo and the timeline cover, what a great way to show the best moment of life.
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!
I just like this one. It’s creative, amusing and warmful at the same time.
Very sleek way of introducing the timeline feature and the profile owner.
People might start selling the timeline cover’s space as ads, will it be possible?
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!
Fake 3D is one of the best tricks to show off your design skills, inspiring work!
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.
What a simple and sweet integration of profile photo and timeline cover.
You will never know he is doing the contact with the extraterrestrial creature by just looking at his profile photo!
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.
Nice blending between the real life photo and cartoonic graphic, you can even see the page owner’s shadow rendered in the profile photo!
It’s a big head! But wait, whose head is it? Nice one indeed.
A beautiful way to introduce yourself with a sleek background and some sexy fonts.
Vintage means viral, don’t you know it?
Probably a masterpiece, except that you won’t get much meaning by just looking at his profile photo.
With such a serious looking profile photo, you won’t expect his timeline cover to be so amusing.
A simple message cloud will tell that you are creative.
Another nice attempt with message cloud, but in a more artistic way.
What will happen if I touch on the profile photo?
The reaction of the photo is just awesome.
You wouldn’t know a shark is approaching him if you didn’t see his timeline cover!
And this guy is not as lucky as the one showcased above.
He’s trying to understand what’s happening with his new timeline cover.
Mohammad L. Azzam
Stay hungry, stay foolish, stay creative.
I like this one, to be honest.
Perfect integration between the timeline cover and profile photo, it’s royal!
If you want to show your creativity while remaining the professional look, go for this style.
You know, classic game never stop to impress people.
If my eyes are still functioning well, I can see a guy coming from it.
There’s certainly some physic between the timeline cover and the profile photo.
It feels good for sure.
I’m sure I am a geek as I understand this joke.