Facebook is introducing five big changes to user profiles which will be live soon.
1. The option to pin Featured Photos to the top of the profile
2. Temporary profile pics.
3. Easier visibility controls for About info including a new 100 character Bio field.
4. A mobile centric design with centered profile photos plus big sections for photos and friends, and most importantly.
5. The ability to use a 7-second looping video as your profile pic. The features begin rolling out and testing today for some users.
Now you can post Gif type profile pictures at the Facebook. Facebook’s project manager on the new profile Aigerim Shorman tells me it’s designed to highlight “what’s going on in their life, what’s important to them now in more expressive ways.”
Here’s how a Facebook mobile profile looks like now: