PopCharts: Is The Age Of Social Media Influencers Over?

Posted by Farhan Mustafa on 11/4/19 1:10 PM

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Sometimes it feels impossible to avoid influencers on social media, yet the marketing tactic is slowly declining in effectiveness. Even still, more and more companies are expected to utilize influencer-based marketing in the near future.

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Posts from influencers and celebrities don’t stand out very well on Facebook where more users are interested in memes, family and friends.

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While the impact of influencers is declining in the US and the UK, the practice is the fastest growing way of increasing online customers in India.

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Influencers are having less and less of an affect on audiences but companies continue to pay them exorbitant amounts for a competitive edge.

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Engagement rates on influencer Instagram posts are declining with the biggest hit to influencers in the travel industry.

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Despite concerns about the current usefulness of influencers, global spending on the service is only expected to grow.

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