Patreon’s 3 million supporters are good news for independent creators
In 2019, the company is expected to pass $1 billion in paid contributions since 2013.
Instagram plans to give influencers DM filters and follower stats
A small number of high-profile users are testing creator accounts.
Influencer Luka Sabbat sued for not shilling Spectacles on Instagram
Creator of doomed Fyre Festival gets six-year prison sentence
Billy McFarland defrauded investors of tens of millions of dollars.
Mental health and the relentless YouTuber life
Like and prescribe.
Study: Most YouTube influencers still don't disclose sponsored deals
Same goes for Pinterest influencers, according to this Princeton study.
Snapchat gives influencers a look at how popular they really are
The better to attract ad money, of course.
Instagram opens its paid post tools to more 'influencers'
It makes sponsored content more obvious.
Social media's biggest stars are launching a streaming service
If the names King Bach, Amanda Cerny, and DeStorm Power mean anything to you, then pay heed.