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‘Why aren’t influencers honest anymore?’ Mikayla Nogueira accused of misleading viewers with false lashes in sponsored mascara TikTok

'The tendency of the beauty industry is emotionally driven consumption.'

On Jan 26, 2023 by Charlotte Colombo

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Thinkific CEO Greg Smith shares findings on the rise of the creator-educator

Here’s how creators can capitalize on the latest trends in education.

On Jan 19, 2023 by Alexandra Bower

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Streamer Hasan Piker was temporarily banned on Martin Luther King Jr. Day after getting mass reported

The popular leftist TikToker was temporarily banned over mass reporting of a Black Lives Matter video, he said.

On Jan 17, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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You can now get TikTok’s viral Pink Sauce at Walmart

The viral sensation is back—and FDA-approved.

On Jan 13, 2023 by Charlotte Colombo

TikToker speaking with caption 'Waiting for the (tea kettle emoji)' 'Mattel Barbie sent me a cease and desist for having Barbie in my name' (l) Mattel sign outside of building (c) TikToker speaking with caption 'Waiting for the (tea kettle emoji)' 'but the only one that I know that's being targeted is me' (r)

‘Honestly, I was scared’: Bunny Barbie changes username after Mattel’s cease-and-desist

The TikTok star has over 2 million followers and has been using the name for over 15 years.

On Jan 12, 2023 by Elizabeth Rose

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Court says YouTube channels with children’s audiences like Ryan’s World, CookieSwirlC, Cartoon Network must defend against state-level children’s privacy class action lawsuit

An appeals court in California is allowing a class action lawsuit to continue against YouTube and several kids and family YouTube channels.

On Jan 11, 2023 by Franklin Graves

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Jewish creators are fighting antisemitism–and you should too

This isn’t a resurgence of antisemitism on social media. It’s never gone away.

On Jan 11, 2023 by Sabina Wex

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Plus-size model and creator goes viral after sharing brand’s ‘alarming’ edits to campaign photos

'Gave you a whole new face.'

On Jan 10, 2023 by Charlotte Colombo

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Internet legend SungWon Cho discusses parasociality, boundaries with fans, and more

‘I'm not out to maximize every single thing to be the biggest, most successful internet person.’

On Jan 10, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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How to negotiate brand deals as a micro-influencer in 2023

Here's everything content creators need to know to land new deals and find brands that work with micro-influencers.

On Jan 9, 2023 by Jen Glantz

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Top creator economy CEOs, agents, and business leaders share predictions for 2023

Business leaders at Snap, Pinterest, Discord, LinkTree, and more share what they are paying attention to.

On Jan 5, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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The ‘Tumblrification’ of social media

TikTok and Twitter are starting to feel a lot like Tumblr.

On Jan 5, 2023 by Charlotte Colombo

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TikTok’s ‘beauty bestie’ Sarah Palmyra breaks down her ethos for recommending products to followers

'More often than not, I'll be able to suss out whether or not this is actually just a marketing tactic.'

On Jan 3, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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‘There is a shift taking place’: The rise of the influencer-worker

More and more creators are opting to keep their day jobs.

On Dec 29, 2022 by Eve Upton-Clark

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Amid slashes to advertising budgets, creators are preparing for a looming recession

'These budget cuts may affect my life as a creator just as they would affect any other employee.'

On Dec 29, 2022 by Alexandra Bower