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Police: Think Before Posting On Social Media

Police: Think Before Posting On Social Media

The Bermuda Police Service said they are “once again advising members of the public to think and verify before posting well intentioned ‘public safety’ messages on social media.” “A recent example posted to MAJ’s List on Facebook suggested in part that – ‘a man lays in the road with a bike near him and a good person stops... Read more of this article

Klout Social Ranking Service To Close Down

Klout Social Ranking Service To Close Down

Our quarterly Bermuda Klout social media reports will be coming to an end, as the Klout service announced today they will be closing down effective May 25, 2018, with their parent company saying that Klout ”is not aligned with our long-term strategy.” Klout was founded in 2008 as a way for social media users to measure their “influence”... Read more of this article

Current Vehicles Selects Troncossi PR Firm

Current Vehicles Selects Troncossi PR Firm

Troncossi Public Relations has been selected by Current Vehicles — owners and operators of the Renault Twizy electric minicar — to provide social media support. As well as providing advice on social media, Troncossi will be posting regularly on the company’s Facebook and Instagram pages and responding to fan messages and queries. Piers... 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

Another Warning Over Social Media Scammers

Another Warning Over Social Media Scammers

The police continue to advise the “public to be vigilant regarding deceptive social media accounts impersonating Government officials.” The police and Government have issued half a dozen warnings over these fake accounts, which have been been a problem since last year. The scammer[s] are starting accounts purporting to be Ministers, MP and at least... Read more of this article

Police: Beware Of Fake Social Media Accounts

Police: Beware Of Fake Social Media Accounts

The police continue to advise the “public to be vigilant regarding deceptive social media accounts impersonating Government officials.” The accounts have been an issue since last year, with spammers starting accounts purporting to be Ministers, MP and at least one former MP, with the fake accounts repeatedly sending messages to locals trying... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For April 2018

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For April 2018

[Written by Don Burgess] Shaun Goater’s popularity never wanes. The Manchester City legend and current Ilkeston manager moved up to sixth in the Bermuda Twitter Rankings. The Goat saw a nearly 40 percent increase in his number of followers over the past three months. He now has 39,452 Twitter fans, which is 2,000 more than fellow footballer Nahki... Read more of this article

Media Council On Use Of Social Media

Media Council On Use Of Social Media

“The Media Council of Bermuda would like to remind residents that anything appearing on some platforms is completely public and thus can be used by the news media,” a statement from the Media Council said. The full statement is below: Several times over the past few months members of the public have posted to their social media platforms... 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

Police Warn Again: Scammers On Social Media

Police Warn Again: Scammers On Social Media

The police are again warning people to “be vigilant regarding deceptive social media accounts impersonating Government officials.” The accounts have been an issue since last year, with scammers making fake accounts purporting to be Ministers, MPs and in some cases, even former Ministers, and contacting people via private messaging, often... Read more of this article

Dellwood Video Goes Viral, Impresses Many

Dellwood Video Goes Viral, Impresses Many

Brought tears to my eyes, gave me goosebumps, very powerful, well done, moving, awesome, heart-wrenching, talented students with a united voice, proud of our young people, touched my soul, and left me in tears. These were just a few of the comments left by people who were highly impressed by the ‘SOS Save Our Sons’ video produced by the... Read more of this article

BIFF To Host Twitter Chat With Filmmakers

BIFF To Host Twitter Chat With Filmmakers

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is organizing weekly Twitter Chats with some of the filmmakers and producers of films being featured in the 2018 Festival, with the first chat to be held tomorrow [Feb 20] at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We are pleased to have a bevy of talent featured in our festival this year. In our continual efforts... Read more of this article