Social Media Fakeness: Facts You Should Know

We all know the power of social media, but there are many businesses out there handling social media the wrong way. So many people want to take the easy route with social media and buy their way to fame rather than legitimately earning followers. These fakers usually include comedians, actors, politicians, and musicians but can also include bloggers and startups.

When there are substantial increases in followers in a short amount of time usually means the that person has fake followers. This is big business for companies that actually sell followers to people. Did you know that the average price per follower is $0.01 but can be much higher? However, we all know that it is better to have quality over quantity when it comes to followers.

The infographic below by Who Is Hosting This? gives us great insights into  how to check up on social media fakeness. So what do you think, should you Fake It To Make It on social media? Should you buy your way to Social Media Fame?

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About Lynn Strickland

Lynn Strickland first took the dive into digital marketing in 2006. He has a diverse background including real estate, education and journalism. While he loves all areas of digital marketing, his true passion is social media. Follow him on Twitter: @lstrickland27.

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