Tag archive for ‘social media’
By The Publisher On Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Power cuts lead to heated debate on social media

PHILIPSBURG — The detrimental situation at utilities company GEBE has triggered a fierce debate on social media on Saturday in which former Finance Minister Ardwell Irion, former GEBE-director Jerome Chittick More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Pandemie drijft de prijzen van voedsel op op Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Prijsstijgingen in de supermarkten zorgen voor een storm van klachten op social media. Food shoppers plaatsen foto’s van items die twee weken geleden een stuk minder kostten dan nu. ‘Ze More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Pandemic drives up food prices

PHILIPSBURG – Price increases in supermarkets trigger a storm of complaints on social media. Food shoppers post pictures of items that cost a lot less two weeks ago than they do now. “They are killing More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 27th, 2019

WIVoice, The Critical Voice of the People

WIVoice came on to the social media scene as a group on June 28, 2016, and has been a fixture on Facebook’s social media platform ever since. The group serves as a medium for the voice of the people of St. More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Smartphone addiction

According to a news report on DutchNews.nl, almost three in 10 youngsters aged 18 to 25 say they are addicted to social media and keep their phones with them at all times. This according to new research by the More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Social media

Social media is here to stay. Despite privacy issues, people continue to bare their souls on Facebook and other social media channels. Intimacy between family, friends and loved ones have been exchanged for a permanent More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Election campaign without billboards but with unrealistic promises

PHILIPSBURG – These are probably the first elections in a long, long time without huge political billboards all over the island. Whether this is because parties fear a backlash from voters if they dare spending More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Death threats don’t impress racism-hunters

HILVERSUM – Blocked on Facebook, out of a job or publicly unmasked as a racist. These are all scenarios you have to consider if you sent a racist message into the world, Natasja Gibbs reports on Caribisch Netwerk. More...