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Instagram Page Highlights Travel From Bermuda

Instagram Page Highlights Travel From Bermuda

A new local Instagram account is taking an approach to island travel opposite that of Bermuda’s tourism industry, aiming to showcase those avid travelers who enjoy their time abroad as much as they enjoy time here at home. In the few weeks that the account has been online, more than 100 people traveling to over 50 countries have been featured... Read more of this article

BEDC To Host Vendor Seminar On Social Media

BEDC To Host Vendor Seminar On Social Media

Vendors and retailers will get a chance to learn how social media can help raise awareness of their brand and increase sales during the second in a series of workshops designed to help grow business. On Thursday, April 16, the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation will host a Vendor Seminar called ‘Merchandising for Success – How to Make it... Read more of this article

Bermuda Dreaming Instagram Project Launches

Bermuda Dreaming Instagram Project Launches

Mark Twain once said “you can go to Heaven if you want, I’d rather stay in Bermuda.” This sentiment inspired local photographer Amanda Temple to start Bermuda Dreaming a collective, island-wide effort to share Bermuda’s beauty through Instagram. “With insurance company mergers and jobs disappearing by the dozens, it would seem that Tourism... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s April 2015 Social Media Rankings

Bermuda’s April 2015 Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Many users saw their Klout scores reach unheard of numbers last week. Some people in Bermuda saw their Klout score reach 364. But the joke was on us — Lithium, which bought Klout in 2014 — was pulling an April Fool’s prank to give us all a laugh. The perks for such a having such a high score were funny too. The mythical... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For March

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For March

[Written by Don Burgess] The past month saw two live-stream video apps for Twitter released. The first out of the gate was Meerkat, but that was usurped by Periscope at the end of the month. Twitter paid a reported $100 million for Periscope and is throwing its weight behind it to make it successful. I tested both apps and had more success with Periscope.... Read more of this article

Man Denies Using Facebook To Lure Young Girl

Man Denies Using Facebook To Lure Young Girl

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Mar 27], a 28-year-old man denied using Facebook to try and lure a young girl. The defendant pleaded not guilty to using Facebook to communicate with a young girl for the purpose of luring her in February 2015; and not guilty to intruding on the privacy of a female child and offending in March 2015. Magistrate... Read more of this article

“Use Their Own Video Recordings As Evidence”

“Use Their Own Video Recordings As Evidence”

[Updated] The police have commented on the Instagram account @bermudas_bikelife — which shows a variety of bike riders — saying they “will work to identify the individuals involved and will conveniently use their own video recordings as evidence to recommend to the DPP that they be prosecuted for the offenses committed.” Screenshot... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s March 2015 Social Media Rankings

Bermuda’s March 2015 Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Who will be the next James Bond? And will his Klout score matter? Lithium Technologies, which purchased Klout last year, released a list of the top 10 James Bond potential candidates who have the most social strength. P. Diddy topped the list with an 89.89 score followed by Robbie Williams [88.89] and Russell Crowe [87.46].... Read more of this article

Speaker Of The House: “Totally Unacceptable”

Speaker Of The House: “Totally Unacceptable”

Following a photo taken inside the House of Assembly appearing on social media, Speaker of the House Randy Horton called it “absolutely, totally unacceptable.” The photo, which was very low quality and quite blurry, was recently posted on Facebook and appeared to show Minister of Finance Bob Richards and MP Nandi Outerbridge. Addressing... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For February

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For February

[Written by Don Burgess] Maybe all the excitement from the Cricket World Cup has helped, but the Bermuda Cricket Board gained several hundred followers this month. It is the first time the Cricket Board has appeared in the Bermuda Top 50 Twitter List. Rejoining the Top 50 List is Digicel, who moves in at #47. They replace triathlete Flora Duffy and... Read more of this article

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