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BIFF To Host Twitter Chat With Filmmakers

BIFF To Host Twitter Chat With Filmmakers

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is organizing weekly Twitter Chats with some of the filmmakers and producers of films being featured in the 2018 Festival, with the first chat to be held tomorrow [Feb 20] at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We are pleased to have a bevy of talent featured in our festival this year. In our continual efforts... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

After Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Dr. Tucker Murphy took part in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on February 9 while wearing traditional Bermuda shorts, the cross-country skier has sparked curiosity about the unlikely winter attire, causing Google searches for “Bermuda shorts” to spike by 80% in Norway. Google’s... Read more of this article

Data Analysis | #BoycottBermuda Hashtag Use

Data Analysis | #BoycottBermuda Hashtag Use

The #BoycottBermuda hashtag has been recorded over 900 times in the past two months on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and various websites, according to an online tracking service. We started tracking it when it first appeared in December 2017, and with the assistance of an online tracking service, compiled the relevant data below, spanning from December... Read more of this article

Twitter Responses: SSM/Partnerships Legislation

Twitter Responses: SSM/Partnerships Legislation

Bermuda’s legislation to replace same sex marriages with domestic partnerships was widely reported by international media following the Governor giving it assent this week, and the ‘Twitterverse’ also reacted, with those tweeting about it including business tycoon Richard Branson, American television host Katie Couric and actor John... Read more of this article

Twitterverse Praises Bermuda’s Olympic Team

Twitterverse Praises Bermuda’s Olympic Team

The traditional Bermuda shorts worn by our Winter Olympic team have attracted attention in the Twitterverse after the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea today, with some even saying they think we deserve a gold medal simply for the shorts. Tucker Murphy is representing Bermuda, with the cross-country skier making his third... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In January

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In January

[Written by Don Burgess] This week it was revealed that malicious YouTube ads were ‘cryptojacking’ people’s computers. According to Ars Technica, the ads were using people’s “CPUs end electricity to generate digital currency on behalf of anonymous hackers.” “YouTube was likely targeted because users are typically... Read more of this article

Police Warn Of Deceptive Social Media Accounts

Police Warn Of Deceptive Social Media Accounts

The police have warned of “deceptive social media accounts using the names of real Government officials,” saying that these “fake social media profiles are being used to contact members of the public and make demands of money for alleged Government initiatives and proposals.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Youtube Star “Felt Very At Home” In Bermuda

Youtube Star “Felt Very At Home” In Bermuda

Casey Neistat, an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, and co-founder of multimedia company Beme, recently visited Bermuda in order to create a video review comparing drones, saying that he “felt very at home” while exploring the island.That comment was made via Mr. Neistat’s Instagram account, where he recounted that... Read more of this article

Klout Social Media Rankings For January 2018

Klout Social Media Rankings For January 2018

[Written by Don Burgess] There was a major shift in the Bermuda social media influence rankings as three new entries joined the Top 10 for the first time. Also, many people saw their Klout scores shift by four points or more, and some saw their scores drop by more than 10 points. Klout measures a person’s social media influence over a variety... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For January 2018

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For January 2018

[Written by Don Burgess] Twitter announced that it wouldn’t be blocking US President Donald Trump’s tweets in spite in spite of a push by some to see him removed from the social media site. The company wrote on its blog, “Blocking a world leader from Twitter or removing their controversial Tweets, would hide important information people... Read more of this article

Top 10 Most Viewed Facebook Videos Of 2017

Top 10 Most Viewed Facebook Videos Of 2017

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 2017 including Nahki Wells celebrating Huddersfield’s promotion, live video of the Bermuda Day Parade, and Team New Zealand capsizing during the America’s... Read more of this article

Top 20 Most Viewed Youtube Videos For 2017

Top 20 Most Viewed Youtube Videos For 2017

Bernews posted more than 800 videos on YouTube during 2017, and the top twenty most viewed on our Youtube channel are actually all from the America’s Cup, which dominated our Youtube statistics, with the sailing event attaining over two million views on our Youtube channel alone. We have also compiled the top 20 ‘non America’s Cup’... Read more of this article

Top 20 Most Viewed ‘Non AC’ Youtube Videos

Top 20 Most Viewed ‘Non AC’ Youtube Videos

Discounting any videos related to the America’s Cup, the top twenty most viewed videos on Bernews Youtube channel posted this year included Chris Estwanik setting a world record for running in a suit, our live election night special, Fabio Costa knockinf out Nikki Bascome, CCTV footage of road collisions, Most Fascinating People of Bermuda series,... Read more of this article