Some things just don’t add up. Kevin Durant strangely tweeted at himself in third person, and was then caught using a fake Instagram account to argue with haters on Monday. He has a social media problem, and apologized to the publicShow More Summary
The NBA world flew into a tizzy on Monday when it was revealed that Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant has been using fake online identities to argue with haters on Twitter and Instagram. Now Sixers big man Joel Embiid, the reigning King of NBA Twitter, has weighed in on the subject. And as usual, […]
Earlier today, Kevin Durant pretty much exposed himself for having a fake Twitter account where he can argue with people in peace on his real feelings without receiving any backlash from the media. It was all good until he forgot to actually log out of his verified account and into his fake one and before he […]
Forget Kevin Durant’s Twitter, the real drama is happening on Instagram The internet is in a tizzy over the idea that Kevin Durant uses fake accounts to defend himself on Twitter, but that story is nothing compared to his private Instagram...Show More Summary
Were those suggestive images that went viral last week Photoshop fakes... or did Miguel Pimentel have a change of heart?
He went by the name Eduardo Martins and portrayed himself as a Brazilian war photographer committed to helping people who worked for the UN -- who had a fondness for surfing. Along the way he developed quite a following on Instagram, with 120,000 or so fans subscribed to his updates ostensibly posted from the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere. Show More Summary
Your snapshot of what’s in conversation in the world of fashion this week. 1. Fashionistas now discover the next ‘IT’ bag on Instagram not the runway. Read This. 2. Fighting against Fakes: Indian fashion designers get serious about copyright. Show More Summary
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Kenya Moore has been pushed to her limit! On Wednesday, the reality TV star addressed her unnamed haters in an outraged post shared to Instagram, and she sounds really done with all the talk about her marriage being "fake"! Related: RHOC's Tamra Judge Reveals Skin Cancer Diagnosis She posted the strongly-worded warning, writing: It never ceases to amaze [...]
A hilarious mom made an entire fake Instagram just to troll her teenage daughter by copying all her pictures, and the Internet loves it. This Mom Made a Fake Instagram Account Just to Troll Her Teenage Daughter, and It’s Hilarious is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
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“Ingrid Goes West” is a cringey, fun film about social media-fueled obsession. Here’s how Aubrey Plaza and director Matt Spicer faked the authentic fakeness of Instagram. “Wanna see my Instagram post?” Aubrey Plaza asks. Read Full S...
I just read an article from Mediakix entitled 'Are Fake Instagram Influencers Deceiving Brands?' The company ran an experiment to see if it could create fake influencers that actually received solicitation from advertisers. Not surprisingly,...Show More Summary
Don't be fooled—that amazing destination photo from your favorite Instagrammer may not be real.
Influencer marketing is one of the fastest growing channels in advertising, with our research estimating that $1 billion was spent on Instagram influencers alone in 2017. With brand dollars pouring into the space, social media influencers, whether established or aspiring, are vying for brand sponsorship deals. I founded Mediakix, a dedicated influencer marketing agency, in...
Instagram recently changed the software behind the social network, which has caused a decrease in user engagement. First, Instagram began to crack down on accounts that had a large number of fake followers or that bought likes and comments. Show More Summary
An influencer marketing agency called Mediakix showed how easy it was to create a phony Instagram star and get brands to pay money for the star to plug their products. They created two different accounts. For calibeachgirl310 they hired a model and photographed her in a lot of different outfits posing in beachy spots. Show More Summary
Beauty and travel vlogger Amelia Liana counts 456,000 YouTube subscribers and 475,000 Instagram followers, where she shares an envy-inducing glimpse into her luxurious escapades, including trips to Marrakesh, Lake Como, and the South...Show More Summary
A hacking operation used photos from an unsuspecting victim's Instagram account as the lure in a campaign that lasted well over a year.
Many artists use Instagram to promote their work and even book sessions. However, there are probably even more teenagers who use this social network for presenting themselves – the fake version of themselves. Anti-bullying organization Ditch the Label has explored the connection between social networks and bullying. Show More Summary