Weekend Reading: The Super Bowl, Facebook’s 10th Birthday and Sochi 2014

February 7, 2014

This week was full of major events, including Super Bowl XLVIII, Facebook’s 10th birthday and the start of Sochi XXII today.

Looking for a recap (perhaps you missed a Super Bowl commercial while refilling the chips), or for more information on these major events? Here are 3 SlideShares to keep you in the know:

While many watch the Super Bowl for the game itself, a large number of people also watch just for the commercials. Everyone has their favorites, but this deck -- which includes spots from companies like Budweiser and Axe -- shows the top 20 Super Bowl commercials based on social media.

Happy 10th Birthday, Facebook! The social media giant was infamously founded 10 years ago by Mark Zuckerberg when he was just a sophomore at Harvard. Since then, the site has grown to 1.23 billion monthly active users and has made countless updates from Graph Search to video calls.

The 22nd Winter Olympics kick off today in Sochi, Russia! Take a look back at previous Summer and Winter Olympic games, and follow the torch’s (sometimes unusual) journey.

READ MORE: Weekend Reading: Everything You Need to Know for Sochi 2014

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