Social Media Influencers
Apps, Algorithms and Celebrities
Many popular social media websites and apps have one thing in common: celebrities looking to be worshipped. These social influencers come from all walks of life, and cater to young demographics with content including comedy routines, make-up advice, product reviews, and music videos. Watched by millions of viewers worldwide, they create diversion, provide commentary, endorse brands, and sometimes inspire the wrath of governments. With the aid of media literacy terms and questions, readers will discover how this comprehensive collection of articles reveals the ins and outs of internet commerce and culture.