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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

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In October

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In October

[Written by Don Burgess] We’ve moved to a quarterly reporting system for the Top 20 Bermuda YouTube channels. There was no change in the top five Bermuda YouTube channels with Collie Buddz, BIOS, Thirdstory, Bernews and Oracle Team USA holding down those slots.Musicians have five of the top 13 spots. Besides Buddz at #1 and Thirdstory at #3, Mishka... Read more of this article

October 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

October 2016 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] There is no change to the names in the top 10 Bermuda Klout rankings but the deck was shuffled with Bernews moving up five spots with a five-point gain. The media company joined Collie Buddz on joint third. WWE and FOX Business commentator John Layfield remains number one since our last report in June, but his score dipped one... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October 2016

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October 2016

[Written by Don Burgess] Flora Duffy’s global fame has increased since finishing the triathlon season as the world champ. Duffy had the biggest jump in the Bermuda Top 50 Twitter rankings since it has moved to a quarterly posting cycle. In July, Duffy was ranked 32nd but with an additional 1,000 followers she has moved up to 32nd overall. Huddersfield... Read more of this article

Instagram Model Highlights Bermuda In Photos

Instagram Model Highlights Bermuda In Photos

Model Ana Zhou — a half-Chinese and half-Persian woman born and raised in Hong Kong — has used Bermuda’s beaches as a backdrop for her latest photos, with the shared pictures earning thousands of likes from her more than 76,000 followers on the photo sharing social network Instagram. In a feature story at TeaseLifestyle.com, Ms Zhou... Read more of this article

Bermuda Flag Emoji On Twitter For Olympics

Bermuda Flag Emoji On Twitter For Olympics

With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games set to get underway in Rio today [Aug 5], Twitter has released a set of 207 new emojis, representing various national flags using a three-letter hashtag, including #BER for Bermuda, which when used, automatically renders a Bermuda flag. A story on the official Rio 2016 website says, “”The Olympic Games... Read more of this article