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Cybertips Team Reflects On Social Media Day

Cybertips Team Reflects On Social Media Day

Bermuda’s Cybertips Team is reminding the public of Social Media Day, an event launched by Mashable in 2010 “as a way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication.” The event poster says, “Around the globe, there are about 2.08 billion people who are actively using social media. Since the coming... 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

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For June 2016

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For June 2016

[Written by Don Burgess] Katy Perry and Drake aren’t alone. Less than a week after the prominent musicians’ Twitter profiles were hacked, a Russian-based email account claimed that it has stolen more than 32 million passwords from twitter. It appears the accounts were stolen via malware rather than being hacked from Twitter itself. If you have... Read more of this article

Twitter Set To Make Changes To Character Limit

Twitter Set To Make Changes To Character Limit

Twitter is getting set to make changes that will allow its users to “express even more in 140 characters” by limiting the content that counts against the service’s character limit, with the changes to take effect “over the coming months.” A story on the official Twitter blog said, “Over the past decade, the Tweet... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels For May

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels For May

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda’s top YouTube channels had more than a million views over the last month. Reggae star Collie Buddz and Ben Lusher’s Thirdstory were responsible for more than 900,000 of them with Buddz on pace to past the 20 million views mark sometime in June. Thirdstory dropped three songs from their Searching EP on May 14,; Grows... Read more of this article

Bermudian Makes Tech Pitch To VOOM Contest

Bermudian Makes Tech Pitch To VOOM Contest

An island initiative is hoping to make its way onto the radar of Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson via a VOOM 2016 submission, with Bermudian Ronald Gordon’s Thirdeye project aiming to “eventually bring jobs to Bermuda in the tech sector.” The VOOM initiative invites entrepreneurs to “pitch to Richard Branson to win a share... 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

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For May 2016

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For May 2016

[Written by Don Burgess] Twitter upgraded its tabs at the top of your news feed on Tuesday. It launched Connect, a new feature which gives you suggestions on what accounts might be good to follow. The Connect tab will give you suggestions on based on where you live, major events happening on Twitter and based on people who you already follow. You will... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels For April

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels For April

[Written by Don Burgess] YouTube announced this week it is combing its 360-degree capabilities with live streaming. The move was made ahead of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. This has the potential to help claw back some of the momentum which was lost when Periscope, and to a lesser extent, Meerkat were launched last year. Also, Google,... Read more of this article

Social Media Contest For NYC America’s Cup

Social Media Contest For NYC America’s Cup

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club today [April 19] announces a social media contest that will run during the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in New York on May 7 and 8, 2016. To participate, upload a photo of someone in New York who is wearing Bermuda shorts and knee-high socks and tag #HamiltonPrincessAC on Twitter or Instagram or post... 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

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For April 2016

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For April 2016

[Written by Don Burgess] Two accounts have been dropped from the Bermuda Top 50 Twitter list for being inactive. One reader asked why the Bermuda Sun was still on the list when it closed down in July 2014. The Sun’s account still has 6,570 followers and it is like a satellite in space that is no longer in use with its orbit is slowing deteriorating.... Read more of this article