Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and David Letterman during CBS’ “The Beatles — A Grammy Salute,” which celebrated the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ iconic appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”
Facebook said its top 10 topics for the week in terms of buzz rankings (Sunday through Thursday) were:
- “The Beatles — A Grammy Salute”
- “Happy Birthday Colin” wishes go viral on Facebook
- The death of Shirley Temple
- Valentine’s Day
- Buzz about Michonne, a character from AMC‘s “The Walking Dead“
- 2014 Winter Olympic Games
- New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter announced his retirement on Facebook
- NBC’s Bob Costas sits out Olympics coverage due to pink eye
- Giraffe euthanized at Copenhagen Zoo
- Graco child car seat recall
Other athletes and celebrities to make the cut this week were:
- Singer Taylor Swift paid tribute to Temple.
- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at the Winter Games.
- Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk and his family after seeing The Lego Movie.
- U.S. snowboarder Nick Baumgartner at the opening ceremonies.
- Former National Football League player Brendon Ayanbadejo discusses University of Missouri Defensive End Michael Sam, who came out prior to the NFL Draft.
- Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus with Vice President Joe Biden.
- Actress Cameron Diaz thanking fans for joining her Facebook chat.
- Actor and director Ian Somerhalder marking 9 million likes.
Readers: Did any of your favorite athletes or celebrities make the cut?