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A gaming influencer is launching a cannabis brand. Here’s how (and why) he’s converging the two worlds

This weekend, entrepreneur and gaming influencer Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez is launching a premium cannabis and hemp brand called Pine Park. Rodriguez is the first prominent gaming influencer to professionally align with the cannabis industry, taking advantage of what he perceives as a demographic convergence between cannabis and gaming. With Pine Park, Rodriguez is bringing together…

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Raiinmaker Influencer Marketing App Passes Zokyo Smart Contract Audits

Raiinmaker, a social media platform built to connect fans with influencers, has passed a recent set of security audits conducted by cybersecurity firm Zokyo. Raiinmaker Passes Audits Social media fan engagement platform Raiinmaker has successfully passed a set of comprehensive smart contract audits by cybersecurity agency Zokyo. Raiinmaker’s Proof of Influence protocol was stress-tested by…

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Influencer is the 2nd Most Misunderstood Job in the US

An Influencer is the second most misunderstood job in the US. According to a report by Business CenturyLink, internet, VoIP and other service providers for small businesses, the role of ‘Influencing’ is widely confused and misinterpreted.Topping the most misunderstood jobs’ listings is an Actuary role, and in third place, after Influencer, is a Data Scientist.Most…

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Influencer Miss Mercedes Morr Dead at 33, Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide

In Memoriam: Fallen Stars of 2021Influencer Miss Mercedes Morr has been killed in what police believe was a murder-suicide.  The 33-year-old social media model, born Jenae Gagnier, was found dead at her home in Richmond, Texas on Sunday, Aug. 29, Richmond police confirmed. Officers responded to a welfare check at the apartment complex where Morr lived and…

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Influencer Marketing 101: The What, Why, and How Not To Go Wrong (with Examples)

Editor’s note: This guest post by N.G. Gordon of Dear Mishu’s Dad is on a topic we don’t talk about much here at SPI Media: influencer marketing. But if you’re in the physical product space especially, influencer marketing can be a key component of your marketing toolkit. N.G. provides some handy advice for getting started…

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Influencer marketing stats: How creators have impacted businesses in 2021

Nearly 68% of US marketers from companies with 100 or more employees will use influencer marketing in 2021. And influencer and other paid content will represent 20% of US agency and marketing professionals’ digital ad budgets in 2021. Do you work in the Marketing, Media & Advertising industry? Get business insights on the latest tech…

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Influencer and ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Alum Hayes Grier Arrested on Robbery, Assault Charges

21-year-old internet star charged with three felonies following assault that left victim with brain damage Hayes Grier in 2015 (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for go90) Hayes Grier, an internet personality and former “Dancing With the Stars” contestant, was arrested Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina, after authorities say he violently assaulted a man on Monday…

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Influencer Dies Seeking Treatment for Underarm Sweating

July 29, 2021 — Odalis Santos Mena, a 23-year-old social media influencer, athlete, bodybuilder, and fitness competitor, recently died of cardiac arrest while seeking treatment for underarm sweating. The condition, called underarm hyperhidrosis, was being treated at a “wellness center” in Mexico. Mena was to have a miraDry treatment, which, while expensive, is a known…

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An influencer went viral for posting a video that looked like he died after jumping in front of a train. Then police arrested him and accused him of faking his own death for clout.

An Indian influencer known as Iffy Khan went viral after a video (right) edited to look like he died after jumping in front of a moving train went viral. Khan was arrested on July 25. Iffy Khan/InstagramAn influencer in India has been accused of faking his own death for Instagram clout.Irfan Khan was arrested after…

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Influencer Poses in Underwear to Show Off Her Butt–and Prove Cellulite Is Normal and Beautiful

“I wish I saw more bodies like mine when I was younger.” By Christina OehlerUpdated February 04, 2020 Flawlessly airbrushed thighs and butts are so common in ads and commercials, it’s no wonder many women view cellulite as something ugly and abnormal. But influencers like Danae Mercer are trying to change this thinking—and they’re posted semi-nude…