Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You March Madness

By David Cohen 

DaytonNCAA650Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of the University of Dayton Flyers celebrating an upset victory in the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship tournament.

Facebook said its top 10 topics for the week in terms of buzz rankings (Sunday through Wednesday) were:

  1. St. Patrick’s Day
  2. The Holi celebrations in India
  3. March Madness
  4. The earthquake in Los Angeles
  5. AMC drama “The Walking Dead
  6. The sequel to Disney’s The Incredibles
  7. The missing Malaysia Airlines flight
  8. ABC reality competition series “Dancing with the Stars
  9. Russia and Crimea
  10. March full moon

Other athletes and celebrities to make the cut this week were:

  • The University of Texas Longhorns prepare to battle the Arizona State University Sun Devils in the NCAA Tournament.
  • U.S. National Soccer Team Goalie Hope Solo’s March Madness bracket.
  • The University of Kansas Jayhawks warming up before their NCAA Tournament game.
  • Sacramento Kings Center DeMarcus Cousins’ bracket.
  • A video from singer Shakira previewing her upcoming self-titled album.
  • Actress and director Susan Sarandon’s crooked pictures on her wall following last week’s earthquake in Los Angeles.
  • A photo from Indian actress Neha Sharma.
  • Actress and director Candace Cameron Bure on “Dancing with the Stars.”
  • Professional dancer and model Cheryl Burke on “Dancing with the Stars.”
  • A selfie from actor and director Donnie Wahlberg.
  • A video from singer Tyrese Gibson.
  • A post from former president of France Nicolas Sarkozy.

Readers: Did any of your favorite athletes or celebrities make the cut?