social influence

Sep
04
Engaged Reading Digest: a changing language, unfluencers and dodging state surveillance

Engaged Reading Digest: a changing language, unfluencers and dodging state surveillance

Some interesting reading on how the internet is changing language, reverse influencer psychology and apps in pretests.
3 min read
Sep
10
Don't be an influencer: earn influence (a grumpy old blogger writes)

Don't be an influencer: earn influence (a grumpy old blogger writes)

Is "influencer" really a useful catch-all term for creators on social platforms? And is there a danger in the way it's become the default label?
4 min read
Feb
01
A million accounts gone and a journalist suspended after fake follower exposé

A million accounts gone and a journalist suspended after fake follower exposé

Twitter wiped out over a million fake followers after an NYT report
1 min read
Jan
30
Fake Followers: the black market in cargo cult influencers

Fake Followers: the black market in cargo cult influencers

There’s a great piece of reporting from the New York Times that’s been, quite deservedly, doing the rounds
4 min read
Jun
19
Klout clouted at Le Web

Klout clouted at Le Web

Klout's founder Joe Fernandez failed to defend his product under the lightest of criticism at LeWeb London.
1 min read