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Speaker Warns MPs About Photos, Social Media

Speaker Warns MPs About Photos, Social Media

Speaker of the House Dennis Lister issued a warning to MPs today [Aug 10], telling them that photos of House proceedings are not allowed, and also informing them that any member who is posting on social media about “events that are taking place during the House, at the time that it’s happening, is out of order.” The Speaker’s comments... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In July

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In July

[Written by Don Burgess] YouTube launched its VR platform on the Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR. That app is already available on PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, and Daydream View. The company also announced a “Watch Together” feature, which allows people to share a video in real time and enjoy it in a group setting. While VR isn’t widely used at the... Read more of this article

St George’s Cup Match Facebook Cover Graphics

St George’s Cup Match Facebook Cover Graphics

Are you a St. George’s fan and a Facebook user? If so, we’ve got the graphics that you need to show off your team allegiance as the Cup Match holiday approaches! The images are free for non-commercial personal use and are sized to be suitable for use as a Facebook cover and show well across various devices, ranging from desktops to mobile... Read more of this article

Somerset Cup Match Facebook Cover Graphics

Somerset Cup Match Facebook Cover Graphics

With Cup Match fast approaching, now is the perfect time to showcase your favourite team on social media, and these Facebook cover photos can help you to demonstrate your support for Somerset! The images are free for non-commercial personal use and are sized to be suitable for use as a Facebook cover and show well across various devices, ranging from... 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

Another Warning About Scams On Social Media

Another Warning About Scams On Social Media

The police have issued yet another warning about deceptive social media accounts impersonating Government officials. There have been repeated warnings over these fake accounts, which have been been a problem since 2017, and involve the scammer[s] starting accounts purporting to be Ministers, MP and at least one former MP, with the fake accounts repeatedly... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For July 2018

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For July 2018

[Written by Don Burgess] Twitter’s war on bots and fake accounts has ratcheted up the past three months. According to the Washington Post, Twitter has suspended more than 70 million accounts as it battles to stem the flow of fake news on the social media platform. No one in Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List suffered that fate although a few accounts... 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

Ocean Club Social Contest Offers Free Stay

Ocean Club Social Contest Offers Free Stay

Ocean Club is offering a four-night stay at the Fairmont San Francisco, including Jet Blue airfare for two, for posting photos on Instagram of ”why the Ocean Club is the most Insta-Perfect place to post.” The Fairmont website said, “Win a four-night stay at Fairmont San Francisco, including Jet Blue airfare for two by posting photos... Read more of this article

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

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