Has the Age of the Influencer Peaked?
May 31, 2021 | Media | No Comments|
God if only. But this is GenX nostalgia rather than a solid takedown. “You can see why that happens in terms of the shrinking of middle class industries and the economy,” says Laurence Scott, author of Picnic Comma Lightning: In Search of a New Reality, an exploration of the nature of reality in the digital age, and a lecturer at NYU’s London campus. “Neoliberalism has hollowed out so many ways of [making a] stable income that it’s not surprising that the influencer economy has risen up in this really precarious economic climate for millennials.” Oy