A woman who pays Instagrammers and YouTubers $500 to $30,000 per post on behalf of brands like Cosmo and Esquire has a go-to formula for calculating what they’re worth

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Brittany Hennessy is the senior director of influencer strategy and talent partnerships at Hearst Digital Media. She said social media influencers are paid for two things: production and distribution. Sometimes influencers ask for less than they’re worth, Hennessy says, while others ask for too much, like a first class flight. Influencer marketing is almost […]

Demi Lovato vows to ‘keep fighting’ addiction in first post since a suspected overdose

Jason Merritt/Getty Images for NARAS Pop star Demi Lovato has spoken out for the first time since a suspected drug overdose last month.  Lovato wrote on Instagram that addiction is not something “that disappears or fades with time.”  The 25-year-old was hospitalized in Los Angeles on July 24, but was reported to be in stable […]

The Washington Post is helping podcasters serve fresh ads (GHC)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. The Washington Post is testing a new tool, called Rhapsocord, that automatically identifies areas of a podcast where an ad could be placed and then automatically inserts ads into those […]

Post Office owes $3.5M for using wrong Statue of Liberty on a stamp

Enlarge / Original Statue of Liberty is on the left. Robert Davidson’s Las Vegas replica is on the right. (credit: Charles E. Rotkin/CORBIS/VCG via Getty Images, George Rose/Getty Images) A sculptor who created a replica of the Statue of Liberty for a Las Vegas casino was awarded $ 3.5 million in damages last week after […]

Princess Eugenie shares emotional Instagram post about her difficult childhood illness

Princess Eugenie, 28, had a privileged upbringing, being a member of the Royal Family with the title of princess. However, it didn’t stop her from suffering from one uncomfortable illness, scoliosis. Taking to her Instagram account the bride-to-be uploaded a picture of her X-ray, hoping to raise awareness for the spinal disease. Eugenie suffered from […]

Ant Man and the Wasp post credit scene LEAK: How many end credit scenes will Ant-Man have?

Ant-Man and the Wasp follows dutifully in its Marvel Cinematic Universe predecessors’ steps. And as per usual, Marvel makes expert use of the trope now known as the post-credit scene in their latest blockbuster. How many end-credit scenes will Ant-Man have? Ant-Man and the Wasp is confirmed to have two post-credits scenes. The new information […]

Incredibles 2 post credits scene: Is there anything after the credits of Incredibles 2?

Pixar fans have patiently waited for the animation giants to continue the story of Mr Incredible and his family. The first film ended with a cliffhanger, seeing all five family members don their masks to tackle super-villain the Underminer. Incredibles 2 begins exactly where the first film ended, with the still illegal superheroes attempting to […]

Incredibles 2 post credits scene: Is there anything after the credits of Incredibles 2?

Pixar fans have patiently waited for the animation giants to continue the story of Mr Incredible and his family. The first film ended with a cliffhanger, seeing all five family members don their masks to tackle super-villain the Underminer. Incredibles 2 begins exactly where the first film ended, with the still illegal superheroes attempting to […]

Melania Trump brushes off controversy over ‘I really don’t care’ jacket in Instagram post

Melania Trump, 48, is married to US President Donald Trump, 70, but is is reported to not always agree with his policies. After Donald lifted an order to separate migrant children from their parents at the US/Mexico border in Texas, his wife Melania was spotted boarding a plane to go and visit the affected children. […]

Chris Hardwick addresses allegations of abuse by his ex-girlfriend: ‘l was blindsided by her post’

Michael Moriatis/AMC Chris Hardwick has responded to allegations of abuse by former girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra. On late Thursday, a Medium post from Dykstra titled “Rose-Colored Glasses: A Confession” outlined years of sexual and emotional abuse she suffered while dating an ex. Dykstra didn’t name her ex, but described the man as someone who went from […]