Online influencers have shaped the way people interact with brands since the advent of social media, adding context to products outside of typical advertising channels. But the idea that more followers equate to more consumer sway is not always true. How exactly is influencer marketing evolving?
Hispanic women represent the fastest growing beauty market, and while previous generations relied on their mothers for make-up advice, girls are now exposed to a wealth of brands and tips online. With over 2.5 million subscribers, how’s Latina vlogger Nicole Guerriero influencing these beauty buyers?
The all-consuming popularity of mobile platforms like Instagram and Snapchat among teens hints that the World Wide Web may be in fast decline. In an effort to connect with these app-happy Gen Zers, media brand Obsessee is ditching the dot-com and publishing directly to social channels.
In 2011, Murad Osmann posted an Instagram shot of his girlfriend leading his hand through a door in Barcelona. That photo led to a project that has brought them millions of followers, a book deal, and a TV show. But how exactly did a few holiday pics launch such an influential travel brand?
Maybelline has appointed American YouTuber Manny Gutierrez as its first male brand ambassador. The online star – who has amassed over two million followers since 2014 – will front ‘That Boss Life’, a campaign that further demonstrates the bending of gender identity.