The Academy Awards ceremony Sunday night led to more than 25.4 million interactions (status updates, comments, and likes) by some 11.1 million Facebook users, and the top social moment was the crowning of 12 Years a Slave as best picture.
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.
People all over the world watched the Grammy Awards ceremony Sunday night, also taking to Facebook to post about their favorite stars or fashions. According to Facebook’s Talk Meter and InStyle magazine, users loved to post about the looks rocked by Katy Perry and Justin Timberlake, but they thought Rihanna was the best-dressed.
J.C. Penny is enjoying a a lot of word-of-mouth marketing on Facebook thanks to celebrity spokesperson Ellen DeGeneres, and the advertisements haven’t premiered yet.
As of this writing, a bogus Costco gift card scam was live on Facebook, with posts including a web address full of malware.