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New trend sees Chinese influencers head to Shanghai Costco to pretend they’re in the US

Costco is beloved by millions of shoppers all over the world for having just about everything one could possibly need. For some, that includes the perfect backdrop to their photos, as Chinese influencers have recently been flocking to the stores as part of a new trend.

For the aesthetic: Influencers in China are posing just outside of Shanghai Costco, the country’s sole Costco location, to make themselves appear as though they’re in Los Angeles. The trend reflects the younger generation’s way of coping with travel restrictions due to the pandemic along with their interest in American culture, according to Quartz.

Swedish Instagrammer Cancels Herself After ‘Shallow’ Caption About Rice Farmer in Bali

A Swedish Influencer generated so much backlash over a post in which she compared her life to that of a Bali rice farmer that she ended up deleting her Instagram account.

Last week, Natalie Schlate uploaded an image of herself on Instagram, wearing a white bikini and looking out at a rice field in Canggu, Indonesia. In the distance, a farmer can be seen hard at work under the sun.

Influencer Tries to Pay For Filipino Artist’s $300 Portrait With a Shout-out

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A budding artist in the Philippines has expressed his frustration on Facebook after a local social influencer allegedly sought his services in exchange for a “shout out.”

Hans Alcanzare shared screenshots on Facebook of his conversation with the said potential client who asked him to do a portrait just like the one he did of the reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray.