Influencers

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The Funniest Anon on Crypto Twitter
Gwart has the ear of DeFi’s elite. What they don’t know is that crypto’s truth-telling funnyman is secretly a Bitcoiner.
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Will Crypto Ever Be Rid of Influencers Like BitBoy?
Ben Armstrong may lose access to the brand he helped build, but crypto's hype men will always have a place.
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Even Unpaid Social Media Crypto Promotions May Breach UK Ad Rules: Financial Regulator
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) gained oversight of crypto promotions with the approval of the Financial Services and Markets Act last month.
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Consumer lobby BEUC is worried about misleading social media crypto ads. (Anna/Pixabay)
Social Media Targeted in EU Consumer Group Complaint About Crypto Ads
BEUC wants Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and Twitter to prohibit influencers from promoting crypto.
Consumer lobby BEUC is worried about misleading social media crypto ads. (Anna/Pixabay)

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French Lawmakers Strike Softer Deal on Crypto Influencer Law
A final compromise appears to allow registered crypto firms to advertise through social media influencers, potentially easing industry fears.
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Allow Influencers to Promote Registered Crypto Firms, French Senators Say
Lawmakers in the French National Assembly are seeking to effectively ban social media crypto promotions, but a key Senate committee appears to favor lighter restrictions.
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‘Rug Radio’ Founder Farokh Talks Fame, Fortune and Decentralization
In an interview ahead of Consensus the mononymed podcaster discusses how he built the foundation to collaboratively build a Web3 media empire.
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A bill to prevent social-media influencers from promoting cryptocurrencies is in the works in France's National Assembly. (Antoine Gyori/AGP/Corbis via Getty Images)
French Lawmakers Agree to Effectively Ban Crypto Influencer Promotions
Social-media stars couldn't tout unlicensed crypto products under a plan voted on by the National Assembly’s Economics Committee.
A bill to prevent social-media influencers from promoting cryptocurrencies is in the works in France's National Assembly. (Antoine Gyori/AGP/Corbis via Getty Images)

New rules seek to clamp down on the use of social media influencers such as Kim Kardashian. (Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images)
South African Self-Regulatory Body Mandates Risk Warnings in Crypto Ads
Under the industry’s self-regulation code, advertisements must clearly warn users of investment risk and social media influencers shouldn’t offer trading advice.
New rules seek to clamp down on the use of social media influencers such as Kim Kardashian. (Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images)

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How Social Media Influencers Fed Bankman-Fried's Cult of Personality
A number of YouTubers, often working with the Creators Agency talent management company, took money that was allegedly stolen from FTX customers to promote a gigantic financia...
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