Nelson Mandela Image Used During Memorial Service Came From ABC News’ Facebook Page

ABCNewsMandelaThe ABC News page on Facebook is quickly approaching 2 million likes, and many of those nearly 2 million people may have recognized the image of the late Nelson Mandela that appeared on the big screen at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg during Tuesday’s memorial service.

The image was created by ABC News Digital Designer Ma’ayan Rosenzweig for the obituary it ran on its Facebook page, and it was also used in a tweet announcing Mandela’s death Dec. 5.

At the time of this post, the image had tallied more than 32,000 likes, and it had been shared more than 34,000 times.

Readers: Are you one of the nearly 2 million Facebook users who like the ABC News page?

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