Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the left, of singer-songwriter Bruno Mars; as well as the photo atop the post of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) after being awarded the Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service by the U.S. Army.
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) was named the winner of the 2012 Member Online All-Star Competition, scoring the most new friends on Facebook, and connections on Twitter and YouTube, during the three-week annual contest.
U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in January at a constituent event outside a Tucson, Arizona shopping center, posted an audio message to her constitutents on her Facebook page, and we’ve got a copy of the one-minute recording embedded in this post.
The U.S. Army’s Facebook page has reached the on million fan mark, and members of Congress are saluting a job well done.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters was named the most valued player for growing her Facebook fan base more than any of her Democratic colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the midway point in a three-week, new media competition. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, of California, is currently leading, followed by Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.