Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of Jimmy Fallon in the buildup to his debut as host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”
Facebook said its top 10 topics for the week in terms of buzz rankings (Sunday through Thursday) were:
- The protests in Venezuela
- Presidents’ Day
- Fallon and “The Tonight Show”
- The crisis in Ukraine
- 2014 Winter Olympic Games from Sochi, Russia
- National Basketball Association All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers
- Titanfall on Xbox
- Powerball jackpot
- Viral video of goats playing on a metal sheet
- Trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy
Other athletes and celebrities to make the cut this week were:
- U2 performing an acoustic version of “Ordinary Love” on “The Tonight Show.”
- Norman Reedus of “The Walking Dead” offering tips on how to kill zombies on “Live with Kelly and Michael.”
- Snowboarder Shaun White with members of the U.S. bobsled team.
- Various artists expressing their concerns about the violent protests in Venezuela on the Telemundo Facebook page.
- Singer Taylor Swift wishing fellow singer Ed Sheeran a happy birthday.
- Actress and director Jada Pinkett Smith announcing that she has accepted the role of Fish Mooney in Fox’s upcoming Batman prequel, “Gotham.”
- NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson questioning fellow driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the whereabouts of his running shoes.
- Lupita Nyong’o and Michael Fassbender of 12 Years a Slave on the red carpet at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards.
- Washington Wizards Point Guard and NBA slam-dunk champion John Wall.
- Washington Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III saluting Wall.
- Model Cindy Crawford on the cover of George.
- Singer/songwriter Ray J, with President Barack Obama speaking in the background.
- Manchester United soccer star Phil Jones fishing for likes.
- Golden State Warriors Small Forward Harrison Barnes celebrating a big win by alma mater the University of North Carolina.
- Manchester United soccer star Wayne Rooney announcing his contract extension.
Readers: Did any of your favorite athletes or celebrities make the cut?