Around the Globe: Approaches to Cultures of Internet Fame
Additionally, some form of celebrity, even "microcelebrity
," has become increasingly necessary to gain any attention at all.
Nuit Debout's media ecologies launched at least one microcelebrity
: Remy Buisine, a 25-year- old former radio sales agent and community manager who transformed himself into a digital journalist.
Her Instagram postings, both funny and serious, quickly attracted a loyal following and transformed her into what has become known as a microcelebrity
. In 2015, she was able to quit exotic dancing and use her celebrity status to earn a living.
Influencers are one form of microcelebrity
who accumulate a following on blogs and social media through textual and visual narrations of their personal, everyday lives, upon which advertorials for products and services are premised.
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She's the over-fed, vacuous fluff-brain from The Only Way Is Essex who quit I'm A Microcelebrity
, Get Me Out of Here last week after just a couple of days.
(6) Zeynep Tufekci, '"Not this one': Social Movements, the Attention Economy, and Microcelebrity
Networked Activism," American Behavioral Scientist 57, no .7 (July 2013), 848-870; Zeynep Tufekci and Deen Freelon, "Introduction to the Special Issue on New Media and Social Unrest," American Behavioral Scientist 57 no.7 (July 2013), 843 - 847.
' describes a celebrity whose fame is relatively narrow in scope and likely to be transient.