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‘Spit Zone’ Bermuda Word Search Contest

‘Spit Zone’ Bermuda Word Search Contest

The Spit-Zone on Facebook is hosting a Bermuda word search that highlights Bermudian parishes, with players able to win up to $10 for each word found. A spokesperson said, “The Spit-Zone on Facebook is hosting a Bermuda-themed word search with an Amazon Gift Card prize via a raffle draw to follow on May 1.”“The Bermuda Trivia – Word... Read more of this article

April 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

April 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] It was a tough month for Bermuda’s social media peeps. The average Klout score from the first quarter’s top 50 rankings fell by an average of two points. Several of the top people took hits of five or more people to their Klout scores. Falling out of the top 10 were PowerGirl Trina and Shari-Lynn Pringle, and joining the... Read more of this article

New Facebook Video App For Samsung TV

New Facebook Video App For Samsung TV

People who watch Bernews live videos on Facebook now have an easier way to show them on the ‘big screen,’ with Samsung Electronics announcing that the new Facebook video app for TV is available on Samsung Smart TVs, giving people an easier way to consume video content on the popular social network. The app will be available on all of Samsung’s... Read more of this article

January 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

January 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda Tourism Authority climbed six points and moved into second on the Bermuda Top 50 Klout rankings. The BTA’s score of 80 places it just four points behind perennial leader John Layfield, the Fox business analyst and former WWE champion and current WWE commentator. The BTA’s Jamel Hardtman [#18], Alastair Jack... Read more of this article

Top 10 Most Viewed Facebook Videos Of 2016

Top 10 Most Viewed Facebook Videos Of 2016

Aiming to give our social media followers a look at news and events across the island, we posted numerous videos to our Facebook page over the past year, with the ten most viewed videos in 2016 including Hurricane Nicole, the America’s Cup, people leaving the House of Assembly after the Pathways demonstrations, live video of the grand opening of the... Read more of this article

October 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

October 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] There is no change to the names in the top 10 Bermuda Klout rankings but the deck was shuffled with Bernews moving up five spots with a five-point gain. The media company joined Collie Buddz on joint third. WWE and FOX Business commentator John Layfield remains number one since our last report in June, but his score dipped one... Read more of this article

July 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

July 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Cup Match is upon us and people’s social media accounts will be buzzing with how Red and Blue or Blue and Blue will be victorious this year. . Last month saw scores hit some highs as the debate over same sex marriage reached a heightened pitch amongst both camps. SSM advocate Tony Brannon is still campaigning and his score... Read more of this article

June 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

June 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] There was a noticeable rise in Bermudians use of social media this month. The vote on same sex marriages and the “How much would you pay” Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser has helped spark a bump in people’s Klout scores. The heated “discussions” over the upcoming vote on same sex marriage saw much back-and-forth... Read more of this article

May 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

May 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Klout has made it easier to track subjects you are an expert in. Under the Measure button, Klout will list your top Expert Topics. You can think click any one of those topics to get a list of news stories that might be of interest to you. For example, if one were to have clicked under the Bermuda button [if that was one of... Read more of this article

April 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

April 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Engage much? For many brands, the answer is no. Lithium, the company that owns Klout, released its State of Social Engagement 2016 in March and its findings were disappointing as many brands still fail to actually carry on a conversation with its followers. An amazing 95% of brands are still stuck in broadcast mode rather than... Read more of this article

March’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

March’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] If you are seeing more live videos show up in your Facebook newsfeed, you aren’t mistaken. It is a calculated move by the social media giant to give people more of what they want. Facebook said people are watching live video three times longer than non-live ones and have tweaked the newsfeed to reflect that. Going forward... Read more of this article

February’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

February’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Did you know there are 4,800 ‘experts’ on Bermuda on social media? At least that is the number Klout says there. The social influence ranking agency computes its top 10 on the subject with Bernews leading the way. The Bermuda Tourism Authority is second followed by Nothing to Do in Bermuda, Bermemes and The Royal Gazette. The... Read more of this article

January’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

January’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Who rules the world? If you believe Beyoncé, the answer is ‘women’. And if you look at the Bermuda Klout list for January, women certainly hold down many of the premium spots. Five of the top six people are women, and the two biggest moves of the month were made by the ladies. Shari-Lynn Pringle moved up to number six... Read more of this article