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‘Amazing’ Response For DavidRose Campaign

‘Amazing’ Response For DavidRose Campaign

[Written by Don Burgess] A recent Instagram campaign by Davidrose Studio garnered more than 3,300 likes. The nine photos featured model and local Instagram star Rachel Sawden in a white bikini wearing items from Davidrose’s Ocean Collection as a way to help promote the company’s new location in Hamilton.Rose Zuill told Bernews that, “We... Read more of this article

Fake ‘Premier David Burt’ Instagram Account

Fake ‘Premier David Burt’ Instagram Account

[Written by Don Burgess] Premier David Burt is a victim of ‘identity theft’ on Instagram. Someone started the Instagram account hondavidburt, using the name Hon E. David Burt, JP, MP calling himself The Premier of Bermuda and Minister of Finance. As of this writing, the account has 11 posts so far, stealing photos from the Premier’s... Read more of this article

October 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

October 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] One Communications soared into the top five of this quarter’s Bermuda Klout Social Media Rankings. The telecommunications firm has been languishing just outside of the top 50 for the past two years, but have a reinvigorated marketing campaign that has helped garner attention. WWE legend John Layfield remains at number one,... Read more of this article

Local Photographer Highlights Island Online

Local Photographer Highlights Island Online

Tristan Kermode, a 22-year-old ‘content creator’ born and raised in Bermuda, has recently turned to Instagram to promote his work. The photographer regularly shares vibrant images and videos of Bermuda with his thousands of followers. “I would say Instagram is probably the most important part of what I do,” Tristan told Bernews.... Read more of this article

Fashion Illustrator’s Bermuda Inspired Drawings

Fashion Illustrator’s Bermuda Inspired Drawings

Bermuda has proven to be a popular source of artistic inspiration for fashion illustrator Holly Nichols, with the artist’s Bermuda-inspired illustrations garnering more than 40,000 ‘likes’ after being shared on Instagram Ms Nichols visits her roommate from college in Bermuda each year, and told Bernews these visits have been the inspiration... Read more of this article

July 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

July 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] One would have expected the America’s Cup to be a boon to people’s social influence scores with so many locals posting to all their social media accounts. But, unfortunately, that isn’t the case. The July Klout rankings for Bermuda saw the ratings drop across the board with a few exceptions. For the first time in more... Read more of this article

Couple’s Photos Create Stir On Social Media

Couple’s Photos Create Stir On Social Media

[Written by Don Burgess] A Florida couple’s semi-nude Instagram photos taken in Bermuda have created quite a stir on social media. The photos were posted five days ago and have made the rounds on Facebook and Instagram, with some locals complaining that the Bermuda Police Service should have arrested them, while others saying they are tourists on... 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

KFC Bermuda Instagram Contest Offering Prizes

KFC Bermuda Instagram Contest Offering Prizes

KFC Bermuda is introducing a social media campaign, offering weekly prizes and urging patrons to be “creative”. “On Instagram, take a photo showing your KFC experience, in store, at home with a family pack, in the park with friend, even walking by the store, follow us on Instagram @KFCBermuda, then share using #lovekfcbermuda, to... Read more of this article

City To Host ‘My City Heart ‘Instagram Contest

City To Host ‘My City Heart ‘Instagram Contest

The month of February is Heart Awareness Month and the City of Hamilton is partnering with the Bermuda Heart Foundation to bring awareness to heart health and the importance of a healthy lifestyle. During the month of February, the City of Hamilton will be hosting the ‘My City Heart’ Instagram contest. Anyone can visit The City Hall and... 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

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2016

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2016

2016 was Flora Duffy’s year – not only on the international triathlon circuit, where she claimed multiple world titles — but also on our Instagram page, where images showcasing Ms Duffy’s accomplishments made up 30% of our top ten most liked photos for the entire year.Other photos in 2016′s top ten on Instagram included... 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