In this week's newsletter: Bella Poarch's dullness is surprising and comforting, and an influencer announced she's taking a break and reassessing if she wants to make her "life available for public consumption."
These Influencers Say A Popular Marketing Agency Owes Them Thousands Of Dollars For Unpaid Brand Deals
Mediakix is a leading influencer marketing agency, but creators say it is signing contracts with them for sponcon, then ghosting when it’s time to pay up.
Why are so many millennial women obsessed with the “Home Goods quote aesthetic"?
When you're turning a serious injury into a clickbait video with a cliffhanger, it may be time to reevaluate what you're willing to do for content.
Katie Sorensen has been charged with two misdemeanors in the incident.
I Can’t Imagine The New Netflix Reality Shows About Influencers Will Do Any Good For The Industry’s Reputation
In this week's newsletter: shows about influencers may continue to be two-dimensional, and the already-controversial IG Loop giveaways just reached new toxic heights.
Influencers Getting Vaccinated Are New Targets For Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorists, But Many Are Rising To The Challenge
In this week's newsletter: Instagram influencers are trying to stand up for science, and another round of teen TikTok drama — except it's not as satisfying anymore.
The former Bachelor contestant has gotten a ton of positive press for his coming-out but hasn’t addressed the recent stalking allegations against him.
In this week's newsletter: The influencer's highly anticipated first book was sadly disappointing, and a case for Chris Crocker selling the iconic "Leave Britney Alone" video as an NFT.
Who’s To Blame That Black TikTok Creators Are Not The Ones Invited To Perform On Late Night Shows? Everyone.
In this week’s newsletter: Why Addison Rae’s Tonight Show appearance is another tipping point for inequities on TikTok, and a curious look at Rachel Hollis’s latest video rant.
Jen Shah Of "The Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City" Faces Decades In Federal Prison After Being Charged With Fraud
Shah and her assistant have been charged with running a multi-year fraud scheme that "built their opulent lifestyle at the expense of vulnerable, often elderly, working-class people."
An Influencer Has Been Sharing Her Extremely Botched Botox Experience With Her Followers And Fans Are Loving It
"People are so invested in this and want to know what's happening."
After growing tired of hosting their brands entirely on Instagram, some influencers have started to diversify.
BuzzFeed News talked with four former contestants who say the franchise didn’t support them when they heard insensitive comments from fellow contestants and received racist abuse from fans.
"Abolish the monarchy and get Davina to try and sell Buckingham Palace on Selling Sunset."
It’s common practice for big brands to ask smaller influencers to create content in exchange for commission and “exposure.” Many Black influencers say that is no longer acceptable.
While pundits debate and Texas residents fume about Cruz's behavior, other people have been, of course, memeing it.
Like basically everything over the past year, it may have something to do with the pandemic.
"This is what my Snapchat on a night out looks like."
So perfect for 2021, really.