NEW Facebook Timeline CoverPage Restrictions

With the newest announcement to Facebook Pages and the New Timeline layout, many brands will be busy this month creating their new Cover Pages. Unlike the left side tower image, there are rules on what information is placed into the 851×315 large cover page.

So that brands and businesses do not over look this important issue, be sure to review the below information before having your cover page designed. You do not want to waste your investment and also violate Facebook’s rules that could lead to actions against your account.

Facebook Cover Page Rules:

  • Price or purchase information, such as “40% off” or “Download at our website”.
  • Your contact information like website address, email, mailing address. This information be posted in your Page’s “About” section.
  • References to Facebook features or actions, such as “Like” or “Share” or an arrow pointing from the cover photo to any of these features.
  • Call to action references, like “Click Here”.
  • Covers must not be false, deceptive or misleading, and cannot infringe on third parties’ intellectual property.

For more information about Facebook’s Timeline Pages changes, visit Facebook’s Tutorial.