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Premier Burt’s Instagram Account Hacked

Premier Burt’s Instagram Account Hacked

[Updated] It appears that Premier David Burt’s Instagram account has been ‘hacked,’ with all his photos having vanished and six photos, which are clearly not the Premier’s images, now showing on his Instagram account. While there have been many cases of scammers starting new social media accounts purporting to be local politicians,... Read more of this article

TikTok & YouTube Added To Digicel Bundles

TikTok & YouTube Added To Digicel Bundles

TikTok and YouTube are being added to the new Digicel Prime Plus Bundles, the company announced today. A spokesperson said, “Say hello to TikTok and YouTube! Digicel customers are in for a Primetime treat with the news that Digicel Prime Bundles are getting a supercharged upgrade. “With Digicel Prime Bundles already packed with excitement courtesy... Read more of this article

Outage Affects WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook

Outage Affects WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook

[Updated] Bermudians, and millions of others around the globe, are currently having communication challenges, with three of the most popular services – WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook – experiencing an outage, creating quite an issue in a modern world that largely relies on online and messaging services for communication. According to Down... Read more of this article

Police: Hoax Message Circulating About Masks

Police: Hoax Message Circulating About Masks

The police have advised residents there is a hoax message circulating which claims that masks that “contain some form of anaesthetic property which renders individuals incapacitated” are being distributed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of a message purportedly issued by the organisation and... Read more of this article

Barritt’s Beer In Lewis Hamilton’s Instagram Post

Barritt’s Beer In Lewis Hamilton’s Instagram Post

A can of Barritt’s Ginger Beer was recently featured in an Instagram post by British racing driver Sir Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton – who competes in Formula One for Mercedes – has more than 23 million followers on Instagram, and the photo has already earned more than 912,000 likes. He posted the photo below on Instagram, saying, “I’m... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Jessica Lewis Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Jessica Lewis is set to hit the big stage this month, with the Bermudian sprinter scheduled to represent the Island at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo— which started today – with Ms Lewis set to compete in the 100m, 400m and 800m.Ms Lewis is currently ranked [PDF] third in the world in the 100m — with a time of 17.00 recorded in June 2021... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Flora Duffy Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Flora Duffy will be competing in the Olympics on Monday [July 26], and the Bermudian triathlete is widely considered to be a medal contender at these Games. Ms Duffy — who has won multiple world championships — will race at 6.30pm [Bermuda time] on Monday and if you want to get into the spirit and showcase your support, a selection of Facebook... Read more of this article

Fake Government House Social Media Accounts

Fake Government House Social Media Accounts

Government House advised that “it is aware of false social media accounts, specifically Facebook and Instagram, purporting to belong to the Governor, Her Excellency Rena Lalgie.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] have been notified and are investigating. There are two social media accounts used by the Governor: the official... Read more of this article

Police ‘Not Aware Of’ Incident In Message

Police ‘Not Aware Of’ Incident In Message

Noting they are aware of an “unverified social media message,” the police said they are “not aware of any similar incidents of sexual assault reported to police recently,” and reiterated that “any incidents of sexual assault should be reported at the earliest opportunity.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Fake Governor Accounts On Facebook & IG

Fake Governor Accounts On Facebook & IG

Government House advised that “it is aware of false social media accounts, specifically FaceBook and Instagram, purporting to belong to the Governor.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service have been notified and are investigating. There are two social media accounts used by the Governor: the official Government House Facebook... Read more of this article

Kaelyn Kastle Featured In Influencer Documentary

Kaelyn Kastle Featured In Influencer Documentary

Bermudian Kaelyn Kastle is part of the cast of a New York Times documentary entitled “Who Gets To Be An Influencer?” which is a story of “ambitious Black creators in Atlanta challenging the mostly white social media stars of Los Angeles for influence.” The NY Times reported, “Going viral has become big business, and a group... Read more of this article

Police: “Individual Does Not Pose A Threat”

Police: “Individual Does Not Pose A Threat”

The police said they have spoken with the individual seen in a video making threats, explaining that he is “currently being provided support and care by authorities in the U.K.” with the police adding they are “satisfied the individual does not pose a threat and there is no need for the public to be alarmed.” A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Threatening Video

Police Investigating Threatening Video

The police have launched an investigation into a video circulating “in which a male is heard threatening violence against members of the community including police officers” and said that early indications are the individual “is currently overseas” and the BPS is treating this matter seriously. A police spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article