Facebook officially took the “beta” label off its much-publicized Timeline this evening, but it’s rolling out the new feature gradually. New Zealand is currently the only country to get Timeline, the company said in a blog postthis evening. Other regions will get it in the “near future.”
Facebook first unveiled Timeline in early September, and quickly provided the means for developers and curious users to enable the feature. A more general release was planned for later that month, but it never came, ostensibly to address technical issues and privacy concerns having to do with the software.
What do you do if you’re the CEO of a company faced with persistent privacy concerns? If you’re Mark Zuckerberg, you make it so users of your service can’t block you. Mark Zuckerberg recently, mysteriously, became unblockable on Facebook.
TechCrunch highlights a funny single-serve website, blockzuck.com. Its only purpose: to point out that if you try to block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook, thus hiding your profile from him, you are greeted with a “general block failed error.” You can block anyone else on Facebook—you just can’t block the Zuck!
But, according [...]