Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the right, of endurance swimmer Diana Nyad celebrating in Key West after completing a record-breaking swim from Cuba to the U.S.; as well as the trunk of skateboarding legend Tony Hawk (below) prior to Labor Day weekend, filled with, oddly enough, skateboards.
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review time at Facebook, as the social network released its 2012 Year in Review, as well as instructions for its users to create their own year in review posts.
The National Basketball Association Finals between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder is in full swing, and the league will take advantage of an off-night in the series Wednesday, when its television arm, NBA TV, will air the first-ever NBA Social Media Awards at 9 p.m. ET.
Timeline touchdown: The trade of Denver Broncos Quarterback Tim Tebow to the New York Jets is now official, at least according to the National Football League player’s profile on Facebook.
National Basketball Association flavor of the month Jeremy Lin has had a Facebook page since August 2010, but he added to the “Linsanity” by launching a timeline profile over the weekend.