The sad economics of being famous on the internet

Not really a stats driven article

Why would someone with 90,000 Instagram followers be serving brunch? Simple: because Ashley needed the money. And yet, she says, “as I started having more visibility on the internet, I had to scale back on serving people.” Her wallet took the hit, and so did her pride. “My coworkers would tell me a table of kids was freaking out [about seeing me] and I’m like, ‘What? Am I going to go say hi and take a picture in my work uniform?’”

Source: The sad economics of being famous on the internet | Fusion

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