influencers

WTF

We’re So Sorry: Colonel Sanders Bondage Hentai Is a Thing Now

Help.
Bettina Makalintal
4.12.19
coffee

This Coffee Shop for Influencers Will Serve ‘Designer Lattes’

If you’ve ever wanted to sip the Supreme logo, you might be in luck.
Bettina Makalintal
3.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Darker Side of Being a Brand Influencer

What's real and what's fantasy?
VICE Staff
3.8.19
Social Media

What Happens When You Get Scammed By an Influencer

Former fans of Caroline Calloway, Flat Tummy Tea endorsers, and other influencers tell us what it's like to feel scammed by Instagram #aesthetics.
Amelia Tait
3.7.19
influencers

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.
Shamira Ibrahim
3.4.19
News

Woman Known as ‘Bikini Hiker' Freezes to Death on Mountain After Falling Down Cliff

Gigi Wu would typically hike mountains in normal gear and only change into her bikini when she made it to the top.
Mack Lamoureux
1.22.19
fyre festival

Ten Lessons We Took Away from Netflix's Fyre Festival Documentary

A lot of this is about the mouthwash scene.
VICE Staff
1.22.19
Instagram

Hacked Instagram Influencers Rely on White-Hat Hackers to Get Their Accounts Back

Leaked internal documents and stories from influencers show that Instagram has an influencer-hacking problem.
Joseph Cox
1.17.19
influencers

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.
Taylor Hosking
12.13.18
Internet

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.
Zing Tsjeng
12.11.18
influencers

Blac Chyna's Skin-Whitening Products Are a Window into an American Secret

Her co-sign of a bleaching product forces us to reckon with a problem too often shrouded in secrecy and denial.
Taylor Hosking
11.28.18
stalking

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.
Andreea Cristina Bolbea
11.19.18
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