activity streams Facebook's Timeline: Cool or Creepy? Adam Tinworth Adam has been a blogger for over 15 years, and a journalist for more than 20. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better online journalism. More posts by Adam Tinworth. Adam Tinworth 23 Sep 2011 • 1 min read OK, I really can’t decide if Facebook’s new Timeline approach to profiles is cool or creepy: On the one hand, it’s a cool visualisation of who you are. On the other, it really feels like your life laid bare. I wonder how granular the privacy controls will be over the different sections of the Timeline? And do I really want a single company knowing this much about my life? And, although this may seem morbid, I wonder if they’ve thought through how to deal with the inevitable end of the timeline: death?