The secret 💩 life of an influencer
Scrolling down your Instagram feed, or the explore tab, there’s a good chance of encountering glamorous photos and or videos of beautiful beach holidays, luxury shopping and restaurants, breathtaking homes, and a lot more, by many “influencers” in different industries.
Before feeling envious, however, or feeling like your work and effort haven’t paid off; just remember that what you see on Instagram - and other social networks - is not the whole picture. At best, it’s a moment, carefully created to serve a purpose on the internet; the big picture might be VERY different!
Read the excerpt below from a story on the BBC about how a Chinese lifestyle influencer’s lifestyle was exposed by her landlord.
A social media influencer in China has been exposed for living a “double life”, after her landlord revealed her filthy living conditions, which contrasted with the glamorous image she presented online. Footage went viral showing the apartment of Lisa Li - a blogger with 1.1 million followers - littered with rubbish, mouldy food, and dog excrement.