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Empowering female influencers sharing their weightlifting journeys

The rise of #showertok: bodycare trends on TikTok

Influencer campaigns: YouTuber Jamie Genevieve named as Flannels Beauty’s latest ambassador

Welcome to CORQ’s weekly influencer campaign roundup – a snapshot of the most interesting campaigns and the people who are making them fly. Want to receive this straight to your inbox? Email our client services manager Arabella Johnson on arabella@corq.studio. Fashion, beauty and lifestyle Artist Shaquille-Aaron Keith wrote three poems for Gucci Beauty and Beauty

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Tokyo 2020: how the Olympics has taken over TikTok via fun and frank content

What do you do when you’ve just won an Olympic gold? Well, Adam Peaty celebrated his breaststroke masterclass by making a TikTok. And just like that we’re off with our OlympicTok deep dive.  As the Olympics’ own TikTok page confirms it’s “The Olympics, like never before”. Delayed a year, with no audiences and hostile locals,

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Influencer marketing strategy: how Estrid razors became the hair removal brand of Gen Z

Nobody could have described razors as “cute” until Estrid came along. The Swedish body care brand only launched in 2019, but it’s difficult to remember a time before Instagram feeds dotted with pastel-hued blades. And they probably won’t be disappearing any time soon – at the end of 2020, just two years after its launch,

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Daily Breakdown

Your digital culture roundup

Mystery and Makeup with Bailey Sarian

In the latest episode of her popular YouTube series, Bailey discusses the case of former marine turned killer, Chris Lee - all while doing her makeup.

Influencer arrested after faking his own death, by Dazed

In this article Dazed report on influencer Irfan Khan's decision to fake his own death - supposedly for entertainment purposes - in an edited video.

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent S1 Ep 7: Lawrence Chaney

Food writer Grace interviews drag queen and winner of RuPaul's Drag Race UK season t wo to discuss their favorite fast food joints in Glasgow.

Sidemen Extreme Punishment Pool

In their latest challenge video, the group play pool with a range of punishments in place for the users.

Festish miners are targeting underage YouTubers, by Vice

Vice explore the rise of 'fetish miners' who request specific ASMR content from underage vloggers that fulfill their desires, without the creators knowledge or consent.

Olympic synchronised swimming commentary, by Michael Spicer

The Olympics is here and Michael Spicer is providing hilarious commentary on TikTok.

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What is CORQ?

WHAT WE GIVE YOU

An easy-to-use platform which helps you find influencers and understand how to work with them in the most dynamic way. Also, understand who is most prolific and trending through our unique algorithm, the CORQ Score. CORQ is staffed by a team of journalists who are dedicated to interrogating the digital space, determining where it will go next and helping our clients use it to their best advantage.

Influencer news

Stay on top of the latest developments in the influencer space from engagement announcements to controversies and new podcasts. Also, see influencer marketing that's driving conversations via our weekly campaign roundups.

Data analysis

Understand who and where each influencer's audience is plus get to grips with their engagement rates across multiple platforms from Twitter and Twitch to YouTube and Instagram. Get all the numbers you need to inform your next campaign.

Trend forecasting

Access daily trends reports detailing the content, aesthetics and conversations defining social media plus stay ahead of your competition with exclusive insights into where they are going next. See future digital first.

Campaign planning

Send us your campaign briefs and our team of journalists will long-list the most exciting and relevant influencers who meet your requirements, based on the latest news and their research. Our campaign planning work is completely agnostic and driven by clients' needs.

Influencer discovery

Search for influencers via key data points but also by their likes, dislikes and life experiences. Every influencer curated onto our platform is researched and profiled by CORQ journalists. Also, find out the influencers they collaborate with using our social-ecosystem tool.

Insight sessions

Access our courses in digital marketing, navigating the official guidelines for brands working with influencers stay up-to-date with monthly seminars and tune into our weekly sessions with leading editors to discover how you can get your brand into their pages.

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