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Premier Burt Impersonated On Instagram Again

Premier Burt Impersonated On Instagram Again

[Written by Don Burgess] Premier David Burt has been hit again by Instagram scammers. A fake social media account has been set up in his name on that platform. It is at least the third time since November 2017 that a fake Instagram account has been posted using the Premier’s name. This one has 67 followers but has followed 433 people. It posted... Read more of this article

Bermuda Showcased By ‘Beautiful Destinations’

Bermuda Showcased By ‘Beautiful Destinations’

A series of Bermuda posts and stories are on display this summer to the 11 million followers of Beautiful Destinations on Instagram, the BTA said today, with one photo alone attaining over 220,000 likes, while another video has in excess of 300,000 views. “An instastory posted on July 21st reached more than 6.5 million users and generated an exceptionally... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Instagram Accounts

Bermuda’s Top 50 Instagram Accounts

[Written by Don Burgess] Welcome to the first-ever Bermuda Top 50 Instagram accounts. As a caveat, there are probably a few missed names so if you know of someone who should be on the list, email me at dburgesspb@gmail.com. To make this inaugural ranking an account needed more than 7,000 followers.WWE and Fox business commentator John Layfield is... Read more of this article

One Of Most ‘Instagrammed’ Beaches In World

One Of Most ‘Instagrammed’ Beaches In World

Bermuda’s Horseshoe Bay Beach is the third most Instagrammed beach in the world according to TravelSupermarket, with visitors and locals using the #HorseshoeBay hashtag on the social network more than 90,000 times.The website said, “Whether you’re seeking sunny solitude or heading Down Under to surf the waves, this collection of dreamy... Read more of this article

Klout Social Media Rankings For April 2018

Klout Social Media Rankings For April 2018

[Written by Don Burgess] People are sharing less on social media platforms. Concerns about privacy, people deleting their social accounts, and algorithm changes have caused a steep drop in content sharing. This from Buzzsumo’s 2018 Content Trends Report, which states social sharing has halved from 2015 to 2017. The report shows that it took only 62... Read more of this article

24,000 ‘Likes’ For Karen Civil Bermuda Photo

24,000 ‘Likes’ For Karen Civil Bermuda Photo

[Written by Don Burgess] An American social influencer — who developed a website for rapper Little Wayne — is in Bermuda. Karen Civil posted a photo to her more than 500,000 Instagram followers of her and two of her friends in swimsuits on a boat. The photo, which has received more than 24,000 likes in 16 hours, was tagged at being at the... Read more of this article

Another Fake ‘Premier’ Instagram Account

Another Fake ‘Premier’ Instagram Account

[Written by Don Burgess] Premier David Burt is a victim of identity theft on Instagram again. The fake account is called hon_edward_burt and has conned 78 people into following it as of 4.00pm on Sunday. The account calls itself the “Premier of Bermuda” as well as “Leader of the Bermuda Progressive Labour Party.”The spam account has ten photos... Read more of this article

Data Analysis | #BoycottBermuda Hashtag Use

Data Analysis | #BoycottBermuda Hashtag Use

The #BoycottBermuda hashtag has been recorded over 900 times in the past two months on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and various websites, according to an online tracking service. We started tracking it when it first appeared in December 2017, and with the assistance of an online tracking service, compiled the relevant data below, spanning from December... Read more of this article

Police Warn Of Deceptive Social Media Accounts

Police Warn Of Deceptive Social Media Accounts

The police have warned of “deceptive social media accounts using the names of real Government officials,” saying that these “fake social media profiles are being used to contact members of the public and make demands of money for alleged Government initiatives and proposals.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Klout Social Media Rankings For January 2018

Klout Social Media Rankings For January 2018

[Written by Don Burgess] There was a major shift in the Bermuda social media influence rankings as three new entries joined the Top 10 for the first time. Also, many people saw their Klout scores shift by four points or more, and some saw their scores drop by more than 10 points. Klout measures a person’s social media influence over a variety... Read more of this article

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2017

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2017

As we close out 2017, take a look back at the top 10 most ‘liked’ photos posted on Bernews Instagram page, with scenic imagery, and photos featuring Flora Duffy, Nahki Wells and pilot Finnie Holder all ranking as the top 10 most liked by readers out of the myriad of images through the year. Photos in 2017′s top ten on Instagram included... Read more of this article

‘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