Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of actor and director Harold Ramis, who died Monday.
Not all Facebook users get the chance to audition for “American Idol,” but some may soon see their faces on broadcasts of Fox’s long-running hit reality-competition television show.
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the left of Leonardo DiCaprio, after he was named best actor at Sunday night’s Golden Globes Awards; as well as the photo atop the post of actress Jennifer Lawrence photo-bombing singer Taylor Swift while she was being interviewed by E! Entertainment Television Host Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet, also at the Golden Globes.
Facebook and Twitter users who have attempted to watch TV shows and sporting events on their digital-video recorders, only to find out the plot twists or scores in advance thanks to yappy friends and contacts, can now use a free iOS application to avoid that problem in the future: Spoiler Shield.
Rock band Daughtry has taken to Facebook and Twitter for the title and artwork of its new single this week. The group’s frontman, “American Idol” alum Chris Daughtry, launched a social media campaign that puts profile pictures of the group’s Facebook and Twitter fans into the artwork for the single. The puzzle pictures will eventually reveal the new song title.
Mass Relevance, a social integration platform that worked with Facebook and CNN on Election Insights, announced Thursday that it has integrated 25 billion pieces of content into visualizations on TV, billboards, stadium displays, websites, mobile applications, and more.
Social entertainment provider Milyoni will team up with arts-themed cable network Ovation to present new original reality competition series “A Chance to Dance” simultaneously on TV and Facebook Aug. 17.
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Want to know who’s going to be kicked off American Idol each week? You don’t need to wait until the show is over each week. Instead, you can join the IdolFanatic Facebook Page where you can vote on who wins. So far there are only 12,000 users or so, however week after week, the application has perfectly predicted who has won (see chart below).