Facebook tests customisable profile colours, and it looks BAD

Facebook profiles
A screenshot shared by hacker Jane Manchun Wong (Image credit: Jane Manchun Wong)

If you're of a certain generation, you'll no doubt remember the joys of customising your MySpace profile to make it look rad, mega, or whatever word we were using back in the early noughties. Well, now it looks like Facebook is about to join the customisable profile party – and only 20 years too late.

According to well-reputed hacker Jane Manchun Wong on Twitter (below), Facebook is working on an "adaptive colour background" feature for profile views. Wong's attached screenshot includes four colour examples, and we think it's fair to say that whoever at Facebook chose them is not a fan of, well, colour. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.