How to be a social media star for a living

Jul 18, 2018
"As influencers, we are walking ad space," Troy Solomon says.
YouTube displayed a giant play button with the names of creators chosen to work with the company at VidCon.
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Inside social media's black market

Jan 30, 2018
New York Times reporter Nick Confessore tells how many celebrities have bought their followers from a company called Devumi.
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What's the value of a fake social media follower?

Dec 11, 2014
Instagram plans to delete fake accounts, who'll miss them?