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‘Amazing’ Response For DavidRose Campaign

‘Amazing’ Response For DavidRose Campaign

[Written by Don Burgess] A recent Instagram campaign by Davidrose Studio garnered more than 3,300 likes. The nine photos featured model and local Instagram star Rachel Sawden in a white bikini wearing items from Davidrose’s Ocean Collection as a way to help promote the company’s new location in Hamilton.Rose Zuill told Bernews that, “We... Read more of this article

Fake ‘Minister Lovitta Foggo’ Instagram Account

Fake ‘Minister Lovitta Foggo’ Instagram Account

The Government has advised “that it is aware of a series of fake social media accounts being created in the names of Ministers of the Bermuda Government.” “Today, the Government confirmed that the Minister of the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform, Lovitta Foggo, has become a victim of one of these fake social... Read more of this article

‘New Start’ For Bermuda Premier Twitter Account

‘New Start’ For Bermuda Premier Twitter Account

[Written by Don Burgess] The @BermudaPremier Twitter account was wiped clean of its Tweets when the PLP swept to power in July. In the United States, when Donald Trump became president, the Tweets by Barack Obama were moved to a new account, @POTUS44 as a matter of public record. President Trump then had control of the official @POTUS handle. In the... Read more of this article

Fake ‘Premier David Burt’ Instagram Account

Fake ‘Premier David Burt’ Instagram Account

[Written by Don Burgess] Premier David Burt is a victim of ‘identity theft’ on Instagram. Someone started the Instagram account hondavidburt, using the name Hon E. David Burt, JP, MP calling himself The Premier of Bermuda and Minister of Finance. As of this writing, the account has 11 posts so far, stealing photos from the Premier’s... Read more of this article

Clinton & HRC Tweet About Bermuda/SSM

Clinton & HRC Tweet About Bermuda/SSM

[Written by Don Burgess] The world organisation Human Rights Campaign tweeted that the Bermuda Government was “despicable” for trying to repeal same-sex marriage. That social media message caught the attention of Chelsea Clinton – the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and US Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton – who... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In October

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In October

[Written by Don Burgess] Reggae star Collie Buddz remains an unchallengeable number one with almost 27 million views, while Bernews continues to move up through the charts. Over the past six months, its YouTube Channel has had five million views, with many of those views attributable to one video which has attained over 2.7 million views in recent... Read more of this article

October 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

October 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] One Communications soared into the top five of this quarter’s Bermuda Klout Social Media Rankings. The telecommunications firm has been languishing just outside of the top 50 for the past two years, but have a reinvigorated marketing campaign that has helped garner attention. WWE legend John Layfield remains at number one,... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October 2017

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October 2017

[Written by Don Burgess] Like it or not, all Twitter users will soon be able to use 280 characters instead of the 140 in their tweets. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced on September 26 saying it is “solving a real problem people have when trying to tweet.” The move has been a mixed bag as some tweeters have lamented that the beauty of Twitter... Read more of this article

Instagram Model Highlights Bermuda In Photos

Instagram Model Highlights Bermuda In Photos

Model Tai’Aysha — a half-Cambodian and half-Dominican woman living in Massachusetts — has used Bermuda as a backdrop for some of her latest photos, with the shared pictures earning thousands of likes from her more than 69,000 followers on the photo sharing social network Instagram. The model, who appears to have been on the island last month,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Trivia Railway Challenge Online

Bermuda Trivia Railway Challenge Online

The Spit-Zone on Facebook is hosting a Bermuda Trivia based on the Railway Houses with an Amazon Gift Card prize via a raffle draw to follow on September 11, 2017. The Bermuda Trivia highlights the history of The Bermuda Railway Train service and the locations of the rail houses still existing today. There are ten questions with a number of social... Read more of this article

Column: Social Media & Lawyers: Why So Afraid?

Column: Social Media & Lawyers: Why So Afraid?

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] I’m an attorney in my mid-forties. Every day, I tweet and retweet. I go on LinkedIn to comment on articles. I go on Facebook. I’ve written my own articles and published them on Medium, LinkedIn Pulse and then tweeted them. Social media. When I mention it to many colleagues who tend to be my age or above,... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda YouTube Channels In July

Top 20 Bermuda YouTube Channels In July

[Written by Don Burgess] Reggae king Collie Buddz continues to reign supreme on top of the Bermuda YouTube Top 20. He surpassed the 25 million view mark this past quarter and has a sizeable lead over singing group Thirdstory, which includes Bermudian Ben Lusher Bernews picked up an amazing 2.3 million views over the past three months, more than the... Read more of this article

July 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

July 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] One would have expected the America’s Cup to be a boon to people’s social influence scores with so many locals posting to all their social media accounts. But, unfortunately, that isn’t the case. The July Klout rankings for Bermuda saw the ratings drop across the board with a few exceptions. For the first time in more... Read more of this article