Instagram finally did it – it’s making celebgrams considering the option to do real works in Australia. Influencers are losing followers with the gone of ‘likes count’ on their posts. While most people won’t really care, those whose lives are constantly hanging on whether people like and engage with their posts are panicking.
But Australians united and decided that these people should get up and work real jobs.
“I’m sure they’re hiring at Woolies and Coles,” a woman wrote on Facebook. Woolies and Coles are two popular retail stores in Australia. It has also been predicted that these people are going to suffer securing sponsorship deals as there are no way they can show their influence plus the publicized dropping number of followers post-update.
But with the gone of likes number, which is their only portfolio of showing their exposure and popularity, these celebs are feeling the impact of the lack of ‘likes count’ on their posts. And the rate at which followers are leaving these accounts are alarmingly career-breaking.
The following statistics are shown on Social Blade which tracks followers numbers and shows how many people followed and left.
Reality star that turns into celebgrams gains their popularity during the hype and excitement of the airing show. Once those shows end, these celebrities rely on quality content to contain their followers. If followers don’t think they are providing something worthy of their seconds on Instagram, these people will be bored.
Once they are bored, they will unfollow the celebrities to get rid of unwanted posts. The more endorsements they see, the less they are happy about it and on top of that, you won’t see ‘likes counts’ which was one of the drives that the collective masses agreement to continue following the celebrity.
When everyone is panicking, there are people who think this new take is making the platform a healthier and better place for everyone. And these are also people who rely on engagements, promotions, and endorsements to make ends meet!