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BPS Appeal: Information On Message Circulating

BPS Appeal: Information On Message Circulating

The police said they are aware of an “anonymous message apparently being circulated” ‎suggesting that a “man driving a black taxi or minibus allegedly attempted to lure a boy with candy” in the Sandys area, and said that currently no reports have been received to substantiate it, however anyone who may have any relevant information... Read more of this article

Jorge Sanchez Wins BTA Social Photo Contest

Jorge Sanchez Wins BTA Social Photo Contest

Bermudian Jorge Sanchez, who works with marine specimens at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo, has been rewarded for showing his love for Bermuda online. The 26-year-old self-described amateur photographer took top honors in a #LoveMyBermuda photo contest, racking up more than 1,700 likes on Facebook for his shot taken in Tucker’s Town. The winning... Read more of this article

BTA End Marketing Agreement Focusing On Italy

BTA End Marketing Agreement Focusing On Italy

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda Tourism Authority has ended its marketing agreement that focuses on the Italian tourist. Glenn Jones, director of public and stakeholder relations at the BTA, told the Bernews: “With the launch of the new gotobermuda.com website and the constant review and analysis of our social media channels, it was decided... Read more of this article

City To Host ‘My City Heart ‘Instagram Contest

City To Host ‘My City Heart ‘Instagram Contest

The month of February is Heart Awareness Month and the City of Hamilton is partnering with the Bermuda Heart Foundation to bring awareness to heart health and the importance of a healthy lifestyle. During the month of February, the City of Hamilton will be hosting the ‘My City Heart’ Instagram contest. Anyone can visit The City Hall and... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In January

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In January

[Written by Don Burgess] Reggae star continues his dominance on top of the Bermuda YouTube rankings. The Come Around singer has had his videos seen more than 23 million times. BIOS remains number two but singing group Thirdstory continues to gain and should surpass BIOS some time in 2017. Thirdstory contains Bermudian Ben Lusher as well as Elliott... Read more of this article

January 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

January 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda Tourism Authority climbed six points and moved into second on the Bermuda Top 50 Klout rankings. The BTA’s score of 80 places it just four points behind perennial leader John Layfield, the Fox business analyst and former WWE champion and current WWE commentator. The BTA’s Jamel Hardtman [#18], Alastair Jack... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For January 2017

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For January 2017

[Written by Don Burgess] It appears that Twitter is finally going to let people edit their tweets. One of the major annoyances of the social media platform is not being able to correct mistakes or typos in tweets once they are sent leaving users no choice but to either let it stand or delete the tweet and redo it. Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, said... Read more of this article

Top 10 Most Viewed Facebook Videos Of 2016

Top 10 Most Viewed Facebook Videos Of 2016

Aiming to give our social media followers a look at news and events across the island, we posted numerous videos to our Facebook page over the past year, with the ten most viewed videos in 2016 including Hurricane Nicole, the America’s Cup, people leaving the House of Assembly after the Pathways demonstrations, live video of the grand opening of the... Read more of this article

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2016

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2016

2016 was Flora Duffy’s year – not only on the international triathlon circuit, where she claimed multiple world titles — but also on our Instagram page, where images showcasing Ms Duffy’s accomplishments made up 30% of our top ten most liked photos for the entire year.Other photos in 2016′s top ten on Instagram included... Read more of this article

20 Most Viewed Bernews Tweets Of The Year

20 Most Viewed Bernews Tweets Of The Year

Bernews shared a wide array of news, photos, videos and stories on Twitter this year, with the 20 most viewed tweets, as measured by impressions, for the year including tweets featuring students Dejanee Hill-Edwards, Imani Smith and Sinae Smith; Coach Andrew Bascome, a rainbow, lightning, an astronaut showcasing Bermuda from space, music producer 8track,... Read more of this article

Youtube: Most Viewed Bernews Videos Of 2016

Youtube: Most Viewed Bernews Videos Of 2016

Bernews published hundreds of videos over the past year, covering news, local events, holidays, and much more, and among those videos, the top twenty most viewed on YouTube included footage from Hurricane Nicole’s path over the island, the America’s Cup, football fans celebrating Portugal’s win, the July fire on Front Street, a police officer... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority: RFP For Social Media Agency

Tourism Authority: RFP For Social Media Agency

Saying that “social media has changed the way we plan, experience and share travel,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority has issued a Request for Proposal [RFP] for a social media agency “The Bermuda Tourism Authority uses an RFP process to discover businesses and organisations determined to contribute to and advance the goals and objectives... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Social Media Threat To Premier

Police Investigate Social Media Threat To Premier

[Updated] Police said they are “aware of the social media threats to the Premier and his family and have commenced an investigation into the matter.” The Instagram account they appear to be referring to is set to private, has 342 followers as of this writing, and urges people to DM [direct message] to get “family info and address”... Read more of this article