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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

Instagram Extends Video Length To 60 Seconds

Instagram Extends Video Length To 60 Seconds

Instagram has begun rolling out a update allowing people to post longer videos, with the popular app set to increase the video length limit from 15 seconds to 60 seconds. In making the announcement, the company said, “We want to bring you fun, flexible and creative ways to create and watch video on Instagram. As part of our continued commitment,... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels For March

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels For March

[Written by Don Burgess] Last month one local church was affected by a bogus claim made to YouTube and had its live stream of its morning service taken down. First Baptist was baffled by the quick takedown, but later found out it was a victim of a YouTube policy that is going to change. The social media video service has responded to widespread criticism... Read more of this article

March’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

March’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] If you are seeing more live videos show up in your Facebook newsfeed, you aren’t mistaken. It is a calculated move by the social media giant to give people more of what they want. Facebook said people are watching live video three times longer than non-live ones and have tweaked the newsfeed to reflect that. Going forward... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For March 2016

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For March 2016

[Written by Don Burgess] Twitter is expected to roll out its new timeline on March 3 according to VentureBeat. On Thursday users can expect to be able to embed profiles, lists and collections with the new timeline. An official Twitter blog said Tweeters “need a powerful visual storytelling tool to truly engage your users, so we’ve built an embedded... Read more of this article

February’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

February’s 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Did you know there are 4,800 ‘experts’ on Bermuda on social media? At least that is the number Klout says there. The social influence ranking agency computes its top 10 on the subject with Bernews leading the way. The Bermuda Tourism Authority is second followed by Nothing to Do in Bermuda, Bermemes and The Royal Gazette. The... Read more of this article

February: Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels

February: Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels

[Written by Don Burgess] Reggae artist Collie Buddz continues to dominate the top spot on YouTube for Bermuda. Buddz racked up 560,000 views in the past month. No one else had more than 100,000 views with musician Mishka coming the closest with 86,600.There is a new entry in the top 20 with boy band Thirdstory having more than five million views.... Read more of this article

ESA Astronaut Showcases Bermuda From Space

ESA Astronaut Showcases Bermuda From Space

European Space Agency [ESA] astronaut Tim Peake took the time to highlight Bermuda from above today [Feb 17], showcasing the island and its surrounding blue waters from space, garnering more than 300 retweets in just two hours. Peake is currently in the midst of a six month mission aboard the International Space Station [ISS].According to the European... Read more of this article

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