Your Beauty Habit Is Destroying the Environment
These makeup artists and influencers want the cosmetics industry to start changing before we're buried in tonnes of plastic.
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The influencer is dead. The E-Girl is ready to ascend in her place.
This Ice Cream Truck Owner Hates Influencers So Much He Charges Them Double
Joe Nicchi of LA's CVT Soft Serve instituted the policy after getting a request to serve a 300-person event in exchange for "exposure."
A Coffee Company Fooled the Internet With a 'Construction Guy' Fake Influencer
The Austin construction worker who went viral on Instagram turned out to be a marketing campaign for Cuvée Coffee.
After Wave of Complaints, Instagram Tests New Methods to Recover Hacked Accounts
Motherboard previously reported how hackers were holding high-profile Instagram accounts to ransom, and how some influencers had to turn to white-hat hackers for help.
The Dark Reality of Being a Brand Influencer
Aspirational content, akin to thousand-dollar "Vogue" spreads or "Travel & Leisure" editorials, bank on creating a sense of fantasy—however, the actual return is low for most users.
Taiwanese Woman Known As ‘Bikini Hiker' Freezes To Death on Mountain After Falling Down Cliff
Gigi Wu would typically hike mountains in proper gear and only change into the bikini when on top.
Kemio Is Japan's Internet Superstar
Since being discovered on Vine, he's garnered a million Youtube subscribers and met Gaga. He'd still like to be on Ellen, however.
A Subversive Instagram Vending Machine Just Hit Los Angeles
It poses as a way to buy followers and likes but actually advertises a movie, 'Social Animals,' which critiques consumers.
Cleaning Influencers are Instagram's Newest Sensation
Cleaning gurus like Melissa Maker and Lynsey Crombie are making serious money, but not everyone agrees that domestic drudgery should be celebrated on social media.
The Bizarre World of the True Crime YouTube Influencers
A cottage industry of beauty influencers moonlighting as true crime correspondents is racking up tens of thousands of views on YouTube. But is it right that we treat murder as 'lifestyle' fodder for influencer virality?
The Relentless Horror of Being Stalked as an Instagram Star
Andreea Cristina Bolbea has endured stalkers attempting to sabotage her career, ruin her marriage, and visit her home unannounced.
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