Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You ‘Blood Moon’

By David Cohen 

SkrillexUsherDiploBloodMoon650Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of Skrillex, Usher, and Diplo taking in the “Blood Moon” lunar eclipse.

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

  1. Blood Moon
  2. April snowstorms in the Northeast
  3. Passover and Easter
  4. The land-use standoff between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government
  5. Happy Palindrome Week (each date this week reads the same forwards and backwards)
  6. The one-year anniversary of the bombings at the Boston Marathon
  7. Tax day (April 15)
  8. The “World’s Toughest Job” ad goes viral
  9. Real Madrid defeats FC Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final
  10. Bubba Watson wins The Masters

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

  • Actress and director Jada Pinkett Smith and her family “glamping” under the Blood Moon.
  • Kourtney Kardashian shared a photo of her family’s Easter baskets.
  • Rachel Zoe shared a picture of her family’s Passover Seder.
  • Singer Jason Isbell honored Palindrome Week with the band name “Party Boobytrap.”
  • Journalist Meredith Vieira is #BostonStrong.
  • Actress and director Eliza Dushku shows off her #BostonStrong New Balance sneakers.
  • Chelsea Clinton was one of many Facebook users to share the “World’s Toughest Job” ad.
  • Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale celebrate their club’s Copa del Rey championship.
  • Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald congratulates Watson for his Masters victory.
  • Carolina Panthers Running Back DeAngelo Williams relaxing with his daughter.
  • Ruth Carolina Rodriguez Quintero participates in a Facebook question-and-answer session on the “Nuestra Belleza Latina” page.
  • Another Facebook Q&A, this one featuring guitar legend Carlos Santana on the HBO Latino page.
  • Washington Wizards Point Guard John Wall and the rest of his team flying to the National Basketball Association Playoffs.
  • New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees training with Todd Durkin.
  • Chelsea Clinton again, announcing that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child.

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