· Timeline – Remember Timeline? Introduced back in September, it was the evolution of profiles. It’s been rather quiet on the roll out front until now. According to a blog from FB, Timeline is officially available this week in New Zealand. Right, New Zealand. More broad availability is scheduled for “the near future”.
· M&A – This week FB acquired foursquare-esq location check-in service Gowalla. Those staying on through the acquisition will be relocating to California, and are rumored to be working on the above mentioned Timeline. The Gowalla service will be shutting down in January.
· On a Million – Yearly, Facebook releases Memology, a look at trends from the year. Check out the 2011 report, and get more on their Facebook page. The top global topic on FB was the death of Osama bin Laden, COD MW3 was #8. Planking was the top Meme.