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Fyre Festival meets Mr. Bone Saw

3 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Social media influencers have been known to promote events around the world for the right price - decisions that sometimes prove to be mistakes. Kendall Jenner was reportedly paid $250,000 for a single Instagram post announcing the launch of ticket sales to the Fyre Festival and offering her followers a discount code. When the event famously didn't come together as advertised, Jenner told the New York Times, “You get reached out to by people to, whether it be to promote or help or whatever, and you never know how these things are going to turn out, sometimes it's a risk. ”
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Influencers face backlash for promoting a Saudi Arabian music festival

Influencers face backlash for promoting a Saudi Arabian music festival

3 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

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Several prominent models and Instagram influencers are facing backlash after attending and promoting Saudi Arabian music festival, MDL Beast. Commenters are “ disappointed ” and say they are “ quietly ignoring the Saudi Arabian humanitarian crisis ” by endorsing the country. The anger comes after Instagram account Diet Prada - a prominent Instagram account that calls out fashion copycats - pointed out that models and online personalities like Nadine Leopold, Elsa Hosk, and Lorena Rae made posts advertising the festival.
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