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With tens of thousands of followers, some popular Instagram users are hired by companies to promote local products and experiences. While some view these social media celebrities as democratic tastemakers, others are puzzled and even concerned about the line between online content and advertising. How have social media platforms changed the local marketing industry? And what is it like to be Instagram-famous in the D.C. region?
D.C. Instagrammers On How They Got Started
Most of us use Instagram for purely social reasons. It's fun to see what your college friend had for brunch last Sunday and what your cousin is doing on her trip to Germany. But for some people, posting on Instagram is more than a hobby -it's a job.
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