Facebook has announced that in 3 days time you will be able to select your own username. Rather than the URL in the address bar showing profile.php?id=882010516 You wil beable to have www.facebook.com/rick.seymour (Being pre-emptive!).
Call me cynical but this will allow facebook to pull in more search engine results for an individuals name. I do hope that Google does not prioritise this or else you could have pages worth of useless content.
12:01 a.m. EDT on Saturday, June 13. Is when Facebook’s Username registration (landgrabbing) will begin