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Video: Dejon Simmons Launches New Vlog

Video: Dejon Simmons Launches New Vlog

After surviving a near fatal accident he went on to become one of the island’s leading creative minds, and now Dejon Simmons is offering an insightful look into his inspirational life story via his new online vlog. As the founder of the popular Bermemes social media company, Mr Simmons is better known for making people laugh via his lighthearted... Read more of this article

Another Fake Politician Account On Facebook

Another Fake Politician Account On Facebook

[Written by Don Burgess] Another Bermuda politician has had one of her social media accounts copied. There is a fake Facebook account of OBA MP Patricia Gordon-Pamplin. The false profile has just eight followers while the real account has more than 700 friends. Ms Gordon-Pamplin told Bernews, “I have recently received several notifications that... Read more of this article

Tiffany & Co: ‘Turini Is One Of Leading Experts’

Tiffany & Co: ‘Turini Is One Of Leading Experts’

Luxury jewelry company Tiffany & Co featured Shiona Turini on their social media today, posting images of the Bermudian fashion expert to their Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts, which have more than 20 million combined followers. In their post on Facebook, Tiffany & Co said, “Fashion stylist and creative consultant Shiona Turini... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Impersonated On Instagram Again

Premier Burt Impersonated On Instagram Again

[Written by Don Burgess] Premier David Burt has been hit again by Instagram scammers. A fake social media account has been set up in his name on that platform. It is at least the third time since November 2017 that a fake Instagram account has been posted using the Premier’s name. This one has 67 followers but has followed 433 people. It posted... Read more of this article

Dr Davis To Speak At Facebook Youth Summit

Dr Davis To Speak At Facebook Youth Summit

Bermudian researcher and educator Dr. Katie Davis, recognized internationally for her work in the field of digital media and young people, recently presented to a gathering of principals and teachers in Santiago, Chile. Dr. Davis delivered her address on August 24, titled The Tech Effect: Understanding and Supporting Today’s Digital Youth, twice in... Read more of this article

Bermudian’s Tweet About Cohen Goes Viral

Bermudian’s Tweet About Cohen Goes Viral

A tweet by Bermudian journalist Clare O’Connor about her negative experience with Michael Cohen went viral, with some 70,000 reactions on the social media network. After President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to multiple charges, Ms O’Connor, an accomplished journalist who works in the United States,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Showcased By ‘Beautiful Destinations’

Bermuda Showcased By ‘Beautiful Destinations’

A series of Bermuda posts and stories are on display this summer to the 11 million followers of Beautiful Destinations on Instagram, the BTA said today, with one photo alone attaining over 220,000 likes, while another video has in excess of 300,000 views. “An instastory posted on July 21st reached more than 6.5 million users and generated an exceptionally... Read more of this article

Speaker Warns MPs About Photos, Social Media

Speaker Warns MPs About Photos, Social Media

Speaker of the House Dennis Lister issued a warning to MPs today [Aug 10], telling them that photos of House proceedings are not allowed, and also informing them that any member who is posting on social media about “events that are taking place during the House, at the time that it’s happening, is out of order.” The Speaker’s comments... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In July

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In July

[Written by Don Burgess] YouTube launched its VR platform on the Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR. That app is already available on PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, and Daydream View. The company also announced a “Watch Together” feature, which allows people to share a video in real time and enjoy it in a group setting. While VR isn’t widely used at the... Read more of this article

St George’s Cup Match Facebook Cover Graphics

St George’s Cup Match Facebook Cover Graphics

Are you a St. George’s fan and a Facebook user? If so, we’ve got the graphics that you need to show off your team allegiance as the Cup Match holiday approaches! The images are free for non-commercial personal use and are sized to be suitable for use as a Facebook cover and show well across various devices, ranging from desktops to mobile... Read more of this article

Somerset Cup Match Facebook Cover Graphics

Somerset Cup Match Facebook Cover Graphics

With Cup Match fast approaching, now is the perfect time to showcase your favourite team on social media, and these Facebook cover photos can help you to demonstrate your support for Somerset! The images are free for non-commercial personal use and are sized to be suitable for use as a Facebook cover and show well across various devices, ranging from... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Instagram Accounts

Bermuda’s Top 50 Instagram Accounts

[Written by Don Burgess] Welcome to the first-ever Bermuda Top 50 Instagram accounts. As a caveat, there are probably a few missed names so if you know of someone who should be on the list, email me at dburgesspb@gmail.com. To make this inaugural ranking an account needed more than 7,000 followers.WWE and Fox business commentator John Layfield is... Read more of this article

Another Warning About Scams On Social Media

Another Warning About Scams On Social Media

The police have issued yet another warning about deceptive social media accounts impersonating Government officials. There have been repeated warnings over these fake accounts, which have been been a problem since 2017, and involve the scammer[s] starting accounts purporting to be Ministers, MP and at least one former MP, with the fake accounts repeatedly... Read more of this article