Have you ever felt unwell and Googled your symptoms instead of going to a doctor? Or taken health and fitness advice from an infleuncer on Instagram? Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, explains why Dr Google and influencers can actually be harmful to your health.
He made $22 million in a year reviewing toys. This year’s highest-paid YouTube star is a seven year old boy from the US. Ryan of Ryan ToysReview topped the list by Forbes magazine, earning $22 million (approx. €19m) in the 12 months leading up to June 1st, 2018. The first grader has attracted 17 million followers and […]
“The baying for blood makes me sick.” The person behind the anonymous Instagram account Bloggers Unveiled has removed themselves from the social media platform. A statement was posted earlier today and the account was subsequently deleted. It was set up in January to call out questionable practices amongst influencers and to highlight the lack of […]
But first, let me take a skelfie! There’s a Halloween decoration that has more Insta followers than any of us mere mortals. A post shared by Skellie ? (@omgliterallydead) on Jul 18, 2017 at 4:31pm PDT Skellie, a plastic skeleton, goes by the name omgliterallydead on the social media account. She takes the mick out […]
Social media influencers and bloggers are getting a lot of flack lately. From the White Moose Cafe’s run-in with blogger Elle Darby to Instagram accounts like bullshitcallerouter exposing influencers for using photo editing to make themselves appear thinner. It seems many of these stars are misleading their followers. However, more concerning is the belief that […]