Tag: #SocialMedia

Bermuda’s June Klout Social Media Rankings

Bermuda’s June Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] D’General is in charge! Bermuda Heroes Weekend provided a bump in his monthly Klout score. Jason Sukdeo [aka D’General] picked up three points and joined the growing number of locals in the 70+ plateau. Jason helped organize the highly successful event, and earned a well-deserved spike in his score. Next month’s scores... Read more of this article

OBA Remove Photo From Official Twitter Account

OBA Remove Photo From Official Twitter Account

[Updated] The One Bermuda Alliance appears to have deleted at least two of its tweets, including the one containing the photo of Eron Hill, Chris Famous, and Makai Dickerson that bore the caption “Catherine Jenner Support Group.” As of today [June 10], clicking the link that originally took you to that tweet leads to a message stating “page... Read more of this article

Social Media Postings Were “Simply Unkind”

Social Media Postings Were “Simply Unkind”

[Opinion column written by Shari-Lynn Pringle] If there’s anything that the recent Bermuda social media debacle highlighted is that some people have too much time on their hands and not enough love in their hearts. During a month that I’ve tried to lay low on social media, it is extremely difficult to watch what is in play and not say something. Don... Read more of this article

Hill: OBA Tweet Is “Spurious, Highly Defamatory”

Hill: OBA Tweet Is “Spurious, Highly Defamatory”

Following recent social media exchanges, the One Bermuda Alliance has received a letter indicating there could be legal action taken over the OBA Twitter account posting a photo with a caption saying “Opposition PLP makes mockery of women & transgendered.” The photo depicts Eron Hill, Chris Famous and Makai Dickerson in attendance at... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For May 2015

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For May 2015

[Written by Don Burgess] We had two names drop completely off the Bermuda Twitter Top 50 this month — but that is only because they were changed. With the merger of XL and Catlin, the old XL Insurance Twitter handle was changed to reflect this with its new moniker of @XLCatlin. Also getting an upgrade was the Pink Lady as The Hamilton Princess dropped... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s May Klout Social Media Rankings

Bermuda’s May Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Klout has added ‘Expert’ tags to people’s profiles. Users will be able to easily see who the experts are for all topics found on Klout and identify individual Klout expertise. To be considered a Klout Expert on a topic, users must be in the top few percentages of all global users. In a press release, a Klout spokesperson... Read more of this article

Passenger Live Tweets From Norwegian Dawn

Passenger Live Tweets From Norwegian Dawn

Even as the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn ran aground in the North Channel yesterday afternoon [May 19], at least one of the vessel’s reported 2,675 passengers took the time to document the events via Twitter, sharing a number of photographs and insights originating directly from the scene. The grounding was also captured on camera, with a time-lapse... Read more of this article

New Facebook Page ‘Vitals’ Aimed At Nurses

New Facebook Page ‘Vitals’ Aimed At Nurses

A nurse currently working at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] has launched a social media platform intended to aid nurses in sharing information and stories regarding their work, in Bermuda and around the world. Janice George, a registered nurse with a Masters Degree in Public Health who currently works in KEMH’s recovery room, officially... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For April 2015

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For April 2015

[Written by Don Burgess] Baltimore has become a hotspot of social media activity. The death of Freddie Gray has sparked an intense scrutiny over that city’s policing methods. Many in the community took to the streets to peacefully demonstrate, while some elements saw it as an opportunity to create mayhem. On Twitter, the hashtags #Baltimoreriots and... Read more of this article

Crowd Funding For Cruise For Cancer Sufferer

Crowd Funding For Cruise For Cancer Sufferer

Aiming to fulfill the dream of Jackie [Nichols] St. Peter, who doctors have said has a life expectancy of about 2.5 years due to cancer, an online campaign is hoping to raise $5,000 in order to give her a “birthday she can’t forget” aboard a cruise to Bermuda. The campaign has raised $3,330 of its $5,000 goal, with the GoFundMe page saying,... Read more of this article

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