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I’m an Actress With Millions of Instagram Followers. Yes, I Still Feel Insecure
It took a lot of courage to say that I’m actually what I’m not on social media. This is the real me.
I Scammed Influencer Caroline Calloway at Her Event, The Scam
The Instagram user has been selling a glamorous illusion; in reality, she seems to be struggling to pay her rent.
We Asked Indian Instagram Influencers About the Future of the Industry
With Instagram ‘hiding’ its likes, reports of falling engagement rates and investigations revealing that Indian influencers have millions of fake followers, we explore if the age of the influencers is dramatically dying, or simply evolving.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Indian Instagram Influencers Have 16 Million Fake Followers
A study finds that Indian content creators have the third-highest number of bought followers, likes and boosted engagement in the world.
Influencers Are Losing Their Influence
A new study found fewer people are engaging with influencer posts.
An Indonesian University Is Accepting YouTubers And Exempting Them From Entrance Exams
Content creators with 10,000 subscribers or more can skip an Indonesian university’s entrance exam.
I Found Out How to Make My Cat an Influencer at the London Cat Expo
I want that Grumpy Cat money – but how do I get there?
Who’s Afraid of TikTok?
The interim ban by the Indian Supreme Court has led to the removal of the Chinese app from Google Play and Apple stores. But digital activists say the move might be reducing India to a “nanny state”.
VICE Guide To Gen Z
Have You Checked Out Snapchat’s List of Trends for 2019?
Does it work for us desis?
Instagram Is Declaring War on Fake Followers and Paid for Likes
Could this mean the death of the influencer, as we know it, is upon us?
This Six-Year-Old BMXer Might Just Be India’s Youngest Influencer
Meet Ali Sayed, the kid with more than 50k followers on Instagram.
How to Buy a Piece of India’s Burgeoning Instagram Economy
Winning friends and influencing people is cheaper than a packet of chips when ₹1 gets you four Instagram followers.