Tag: Social media

July 2014: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

July 2014: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

Starting each day off on a positive note is always a plus, and that’s why Bernews features a “Photo of the Day” on both social media and email each morning, allowing you to get a taste of beautiful Bermuda before your day gets underway. Always popular, they attract thousands of social media shares/likes each month, and judging by the... Read more of this article

Download Free Cup Match Facebook Covers

Download Free Cup Match Facebook Covers

The Cup Match holiday is nearly here, giving people in Bermuda reason to choose a side before the annual competition between Somerset and St. George’s gets underway, bringing everyone cause to not only celebrate, but also to fly their favoured team’s banner. In order to show your allegiance on social media, Bernews is offering free Facebook... Read more of this article

HRC Announce They Monitor Online Comments

HRC Announce They Monitor Online Comments

“The Commissioners recently flagged concern over the rising tide of anger in our community over the PRC Status debates, and the discriminatory comments being directed at politicians, Bermudians, PRC holders, non-Bermudians and others who commented on the issues,” the Human Rights Commission said. “The Commissioners have most recently... Read more of this article

10 Underwater Action Shots Of Roy Allan Burch

10 Underwater Action Shots Of Roy Allan Burch

Two-time Olympian Roy Allan Burch [@roy_burch] is fast building a dedicated following on Instagram, with his series of unique underwater action shots amassing thousands of “likes” on the photo sharing network. The most popular photo from the swimmer — who is hoping to represent the island again at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro... Read more of this article

Miss Bermuda: Vote For People’s Choice Winner

Miss Bermuda: Vote For People’s Choice Winner

This year’s Miss Bermuda Pageant will take place on July 6, with the judges set to select the 2014 Miss Bermuda. In addition to the top title, there will be other titles awarded, including Miss Photogenic, Miss Congeniality and the People’s Choice winner, which will be selected by the public. Online voting is just getting underway, and... Read more of this article

June 2014: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

June 2014: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

Designed to highlight the beauty of the island, Bernews features a “Photo of the Day” on social media each morning, posting scenic shots to start the day off on a lighter note. Always popular, they attracted some 15,000 “likes” and shares on Facebook alone, and judged by the amount of reader’s “likes”, June’s... Read more of this article

Facebook Goes Down For More Than 2 Hours

Facebook Goes Down For More Than 2 Hours

Facebook users around the world were unable to access the popular social media service for more than two hours this morning [June 19], instead seeing a message that said, “Sorry, something went wrong,” as the world’s second most-visited website in the world, ranking behind only Google, experienced serious technical difficulties. Facebook... Read more of this article

Michael Douglas: “It Is Going To Be Great”

Michael Douglas: “It Is Going To Be Great”

Michael Douglas – famous actor, former Bermuda resident, and son of Bermudian Diana Dill – is presently on the island to work on what he said was his “new hotel,” located at the site of a cottage colony owned by his family for decades. In a post on Facebook last night that attracted some 45,000 “likes”, Mr. Douglas... Read more of this article

Simmons Resigns, Calls On Premier To As Well

Simmons Resigns, Calls On Premier To As Well

Politics went web 2.0 yesterday, with Progressive Labour Party Public Relations Officer Jamahl Simmons resigning from his position on Twitter and calling on Premier Craig Cannonier to do the same following the latest allegations surrounding “Jetgate”. The Twitter-resignation occurred on the same day Ayo Johnson launched his political journal... Read more of this article

Fairmont Hamilton Princess Shown In 1885

Fairmont Hamilton Princess Shown In 1885

In honour of the “Throwback Thursday” trend that is popular on social media, the staff of the Fairmont Hamilton Princess posted a photograph of their premises as it existed in 1885 last week [May 1], featuring the hotel as a backdrop against which a passenger steamboat traverses the waters. In contrast to that well-aged picture, a $90 million... Read more of this article


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