Reuters has published a special report that reveals how social media personalities (influencers) are charging thousands for positive reviews, without labelling them as sponsored content. The report indicates the practice is far more common than generally known. Shilling, the promotion of coins, is taken to a dangerous level, when unethical influencers are involved. Hacken paid $7,500 […]
A revealing investigation by Breaker has uncovered that half of the media outlets approached would take money to promote something, without clearly labelling it as sponsored content. Some would even accept directed content from the sponsors. In an exercise designed to test their journalistic integrity, they contacted 24 cryptocurrency media outlets asking if they would […]
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