Matters of Influence: Week of 9/5/21

Influencer marketing news moves at the speed of social media. Every platform update, algorithm tweak, and current event makes a huge difference to the influencer marketer. We’ll help you keep up.

Trump Insiders Are Quietly Paying Teen Memers For Posts

Documents show that meme accounts rife with disinformation have also become shadowy advertising tools for some notable Republicans. In the fever swamps of Instagram, a network of right-wing meme accounts run by teenage boys and young men has erupted into an advertising powerhouse reaching millions. …