Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of Skrillex, Usher, and Diplo taking in the “Blood Moon” lunar eclipse.
Athletes and other celebrities use Facebook as a platform for numerous reasons, and soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, of Real Madrid and Portugal’s national team, turned to the social network to raise awareness of the plight of Syrian refugees.
Celebrities had a great year on Facebook in 2012. Rihanna rose up the page charts to be the most popular human-based page on the social network, and several athletes saw their likes go up considerably around the time of the Olympic Games in London. However, Facebook’s popularity among those who don’t have iPhones or Android devices made Facebook for Every Phone the most popular page in 2012, according to Quintly.
Spain may have emerged victorious at the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, but in terms of Facebook growth during the June 8-July 1 soccer tournament, Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reigned supreme, topping most categories tracked by AllFacebook Stats.