With so many changes on our site, there are probably a few bugs.
If you experience errors on the site, please let us know here.
That may be a browser issue, When I look at your profile, there is no repeats in your friends.
Yes, you can add backgrounds by going to the advanced section of PROFILE>CUSTOMIZE PROFILE
There is much more functionality, so there is more options to choose from (which makes it more complicated)
Awesome. Your profile looks good!