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TikTok is the new Tumblr, now it needs to avoid the same self-destruction

Five years since its last update, Tumblr’s most infamous blog is relevant again. Last week the author of Your Fave is Problematic finally revealed her identity in piece for the New York Times. It was a bold move; the page made endless enemies throughout its tenure, thanks to its mission to unmask the mishaps of our

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When it comes to Sia’s debut film Music, she should have listened to Twitter

When Cats was released at the end of 2019, the response was so overwhelmingly negative that audiences walked out of screenings en masse and Universal Pictures instantly binned all campaigns for award season. So hated was the film that some even suggested coronavirus was the universe’s way of punishing us for putting it out into

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The Instagram vs reality trend undermines the body positivity movement

Social media has undeniably taken a turn for the better recently. Influencers and users alike are avidly promoting acceptance of our natural bodies, resulting in a roaring surge of Instagram posts and movements towards self-love and body confidence. A popular trend solidifying itself in this space is “Instagram vs reality”, also known as “posed vs

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Daily Breakdown

Your daily culture roundup…

We Said What We Said With Ricky and Denzel

The comedic duo dish on the reality of being influencers, how they've built their brand and what they're doing to maintain it.

Nike Reseller Scandal, by Colin Landforce

In a viral Twitter thread, the commentator breaks down the controversy involving a Nike executive's son who made $100k/mo selling inside information on Discord.

Did I Leave YouTube? By Jackie Aina

In an honest and reflective video, the beauty guru shared why she has been inconsistent on her YouTube channel.

Influencer of the day: Yinka Bokinni

The Capital Xtra presenter's true-crime series "The Anniversary" is an absolute must-watch.

what is CORQ?

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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