Influencers AnonymousInstagram content creators answer a short survey about the influencer industry.

Influencers AnonymousInstagram content creators answer a short survey about the influencer industry.

Issue 42

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Arts & Culture

  • Words Harriet Fitch Little

“I would walk a thousand miles to get the perfect photo.”

Q.

Do you remember the moment you started
addressing a public audience online?

  • The first time I was “recognized” in a public place was a real turning point. This person approached me and wanted a picture and to tell me why she followed me. I realized then that my followers weren’t just a number but were actual people who cared about what I had to say.
  • I don’t remember it entirely because I never aimed to have so many followers. The original intent was just to find a creative outlet and community online. I can’t remember the exact moment everything shifted.
  • Back when Instagram was just starting out, the algorithm favored small accounts. I remember posting an image that went viral, which attracted a whole new audience. At that point, I knew I had something.
  • At first, I wanted ...

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