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Influencer Marketing News: Snapchat is Paying Spotlight Users $1 Million Per Day

As we previously mentioned in 2021 Influencer Marketing Trends, one of the key trends to watch this year would be the continued growth of short-form content. Snapchat’s Spotlight feature was created to compete with TikTok. In order to gain ground on their competitor, Snapchat came up with an interesting incentive. Snapchat is rewarding $1 million…

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How CPG Brands Can Utilize Influencer Marketing to Continue Growth in 2021
How CPG Brands Can Utilize Influencer Marketing to Continue Growth in 2021

The CPG industry is one that requires quick adaptation due to ever-changing consumer needs and trends. Additionally, external factors such as lockdown can weigh heavily on buying habits. In fact, during the pandemic “online food and beverage sales have spiked to as high as 15% of total retail sales.” With the increased usage of social…

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Black Activist Leaders to Follow
Black Activist Leaders to Follow on Social Media

In honor and remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we wanted to place the spotlight on some of the top Black activist leaders to follow on social media. Among this list, which in no way encompasses all leaders deserving to be mentioned, are those who have built their platform through activism as well as those…

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How TikTok Helped Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” Shatter Streaming Records

Thanks to the help of TikTok, Olivia Rodrigo shattered streaming records… twice. Rodrigo is well known for her lead role as Nini on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. However, her hit song “drivers license” is quickly becoming a Gen Z anthem. Shattering Records Spotify confirmed that on Monday, January 11th, “drivers license” had…

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Influencer Marketing Trends
Influencer Marketing Trends: What to Expect in 2021

Globally, brands are quickly integrating influencer marketing into their strategy, and here’s why. 44% of Gen Z has made a purchasing decision based on recommendations from a social influencer, compared to 26% of the general population. This highlights the effectiveness of influencer marketing among the generation. It’s anticipated that brands will spend up to $15…

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Top Fitness Influencers to Follow on TikTok
Top Fitness Influencers to Follow on TikTok

The new year is a time for resolutions. Following a year that left many people without access to gyms, one of the top resolutions will likely be to get in shape. In 2021, we also expect to continue seeing a heavy dose of TikTok. Last year, the app had over 800 million active users worldwide…

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Benefits of Social Media for Mental Health Awareness
Benefits of Social Media for Mental Health Awareness

Social media receives a lot of criticism for the toll it can take on an individual’s mental well-being. This past year showed a 12.7% increase in the number of posts mentioning “stress”. Additionally, the number of posts that mention “mental health” also grew by 80.53% from influencers across all social channels (Data Source: Captiv8). Lockdown…

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2020 Year In Review
Influencer Marketing 2020 Year In Review [Download]

As we get ready to ring in the new year, let’s take a look back at some of the main themes and trends from the year 2020. For your convenience, we’ve prepared a month-by-month breakdown in our Influencer Marketing Year In Review. With enough events to span a decade, it’s difficult to remember everything that…

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Top Winners of 2020
Top Winners of 2020

With the year coming to an end, we here at Captiv8 wanted to share our list of the top winners from 2020. Despite the many obstacles thrown our way during this difficult year, there have undoubtedly been themes, brands, and industries that have walked away from 2020 as true winners. These winners will hope to continue their…

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Social Media, Short-Form Content, & Bella Poarch
Top Winners of 2020: Social Media, Short-Form Content, & Bella Poarch

With the year coming to an end, we here at Captiv8 will be sharing our list of the top winners from 2020. Despite the many obstacles thrown our way, there have undoubtedly been themes, brands, and industries that have walked away from 2020 as true winners. These winners will hope to continue their newfound momentum…

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