The strange, highly lucrative world of internet stardom | The New Daily

When Australian internet star Essena O’Neill stopped receiving cash for her Instagram and YouTube exploits she could no longer afford to pay rent.Ms O’Neill, 18, recently quit social media-funded life because she felt “suffocated” by having to make things seem perfect so sponsors would continue to pay her for featuring their products.

Source: The strange, highly lucrative world of internet stardom | The New Daily

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