Consumer Watchdog Set Sights on undisclosed Ads
Influencers and content creators with millions of followers on social media have been told by Australia's consumer watchdog to come clean about their commercial deals and income streams according to an MSN article.
The article stated that “The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will launch a national sweep of online platforms such as Instagram and TikTok, and is warning those with large followings to be more up-front about whether they are getting paid for product placement”.
Last year, Kim Kardashian was charged $US1.26 million by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for not revealing a sponsorship in an Instagram post.
Popular influencer dumped by sponsor for admitting to killing two cats
Emma Claiir, a popular Australian influencer, has lost her partnership with skincare brand MCoBeauty after admitting to killing two cats during her childhood. Emma, who is 28 years old and a mother-of-one, apologised for her actions and expressed her regret. The confession was made during an episode of the podcast she co-hosts called Simply Chaotic. Emma stated that she accidentally killed her cat while swinging it around like a stuffed toy, and also killed her best friend's cat. The comments
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Cleaning Influencer Mrs Hinch ends collaboration with Tesco
Sophie Hinchcliffe, the cleaning influencer, also known as Mrs Hinch, has reportedly ended her two-year partnership with Tesco. Mrs Hinch had collaborated with the supermarket giant on several ranges, including homeware and clothing. However, only a limited number of her products are currently available on the Tesco website, with some items discounted to just 25p in stores. The source claims that Mrs Hinch has chosen to end her working relationship with Tesco to develop her own independent range
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Married at First Sight participants banned from Instagram
This year’s Married at First Sight brides and grooms have been forbidden by Channel Nine from launching social media careers following the show's success. In previous seasons, participants were handed back their Instagram accounts just two weeks after the finale, but this year's cast members, such as Evelyn Ellis, Bronte Schofield, and Harrison Boon, will have to wait until May 8th, after the show has finished airing in the UK, before they can regain access to their social media accounts. The
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